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Dreaming transportation : for soprano and piano, from the music theatre work 'Dreaming Transportation' / music by Andrée Greenwell ; words by Jordie Albiston.
by Andrée Greenwell (2003)
Inspired by Jordie Albiston's series of poems 'Botany Bay document', Dreaming Transportation is a dramatic song-cycle in a semi-documentary style that charts a feminine history from a contemporary perspective. This work is highly recommended as a music-drama work for upper secondary girls' schools and tertiary students.
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (6p. -- A4 (portrait))
Difficulty: Advanced — ideal for advanced HSC vocal and tertiary vocal student, young opera singers
Duration: 4 min.
The composer has noted the following styles, influences, etc. on this work:
Post-modern, chamber-pop, folk, rock, improvisation, neo-romantic, minimalist, Phillip Glass, Michael Nyman, Gavin Bryars.
Won Best Classical Song at the 2003 MusicOz Awards.
In this song a young woman sings her repeating dream/nightmare of turning back the transport ship to England.
This edition produced 2016.
This work also exists as the following versions:
- Music theatre
- Browse other works for Soprano with piano
- Browse other works by Jordie Albiston
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