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Dust on a butterfly's wing

Sheet Music: Score

Dust on a butterfly's wing : song cycle, 7 songs for voice & piano / Richard Charlton

by Richard Charlton (1993)

  • Purchase Price: $34.95* — Purchase through ReedMusic.com
    * Purchases of this item will be completed through the ReedMusic website. GST of 10% will be added during the checkout process for Australian residents.
  • Library Availability: 783.67547/CHA 4 — Reference (not for loan) copy only
  • Instrumentation: Mezzo-soprano voice, piano.
  • Audio Sample

    Performance by Richard Charlton, Rosemary Signorelli from the CD anniversary bouquet

    (this sample is of the Mezzo-Soprano with guitar version of this work)



Product details

The texts for the song cycle Dust on a Butterfly's Wing were selected from seven poems by the Australian poet Minnie Agnes Filson, better known as 'Rickety Kate'. Born in 1898 this remarkable Australian woman was an accomplished pianist, singer and dancer until she was struck down by rheumatoid arthritis early in her life. Yet her creativity continued in poetry. 'Rickety Kate' died in 1971 and it was her daughter-in-law Edda Filson who first introduced me to her work. She is mainly remembered to for her collection "Rhymes & Whimsies".

Published by: Reed Music [RM447] — 1 score (26p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Medium

Duration: 15 min.

Contents note:

Wind -- Challenge -- Bounty -- Wild flowers -- Moon-track -- Affinity -- Victors.

Includes programme notes.

Typeset edition.

ISMN: M-720071-93-0

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- Mezzo-Soprano with guitar


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