Atlantis variations : for solo piano / Derek Strahan
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|Atlantis variations (1993) — solo piano
Recorded/performed at: Studios 301, Sydney, on 2007.
|Derek Strahan||Derek Strahan||50 mins, 33 sec.|
This solo piano work explores themes intended for inclusion on a proposed 4-opera cycle based on the legend of the lost island continent of Atlantis, as described by Plato. The Golden Age of Atlantis and its ultimate loss are tumultuously portrayed.
Duration: 51 min.
Part 1: Celestial bodies -- Atlantis -- Part 2: Female magic -- Patriarchy -- Part 3: Celestial bodies: The golden age -- Conjunction: approach of the intruder -- Impact: deluge -- The end of an age.
Liner notes include programme notes.
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