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De Profundis

Sheet Music: Score

De Profundis : Epistola, in carcere et vinculis, a monodrama for baritone, two string quartets & one percussion player / [music by] Larry Sitsky ; original words of Oscar Wilde arranged into a libretto by Gwen Harwood

by Larry Sitsky and Gwen Harwood (1982)

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  • Instrumentation: Baritone, 2 string quartets, percussion.
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    Performance by Lyall Bevan, Petra String Quartet, Graeme Leak from the CD De profundis

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Product details

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (108p. -- B4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced

Duration: 23 mins

Contents note:

The bitterness of disgrace -- The letter -- Oscar reflects on his former greatness -- Melodrama : the rebuke -- A new understanding -- Suffering : the other half of life -- Resolution.

Dedicated to Lyall Beven

Commissioned by Friends of the Canberra School of Music with funds provided by Australia Council. Music Board.

First performance by Lyall Bevan, Petra String Quartet, Graeme Leak — Oct 82. Llewellyn Hall, Canberra School of Music

Includes programme notes.

Original words of Oscar Wilde arranged into a libretto by Gwen Harwood.

This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.


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