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Il tempo passa

Sheet Music: Score

Il tempo passa : based on the poetry of Michelangelo / Matthew Dewey.

by Matthew Dewey (2010)

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  • Instrumentation: Baritone voice, viola, piano.
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    Performance by Michael Lampard, Karen Smithies, Jo St Leon from the CD Selected works by AMC represented artists


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Matthew Dewey's Il Tempo Passa was commissioned by Michael Lampard for performance in this recital at Mona Foma 2011. In composing the cycle Matthew took the notion of writing music that moves in and out of a historically referential musical language. In doing this, he composed a work that is both modern and timeless, focusing on the devout, sacred nature of Michelangelo's poetry and the themes included within. The work has an almost mystical quality, and one that talks directly to the audience of Michelangelo's struggle and self-expression. The poems for Matthew Dewey's work are modern English translations of Michelangelo's poetry.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (21p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Medium

Duration: 16 mins

Contents note:

I. If one chaste love -- II. Interlude 1 -- III. Everything ends that comes to be -- IV. Interlude 2 -- V. Night -- VI. Unfinished sonnet.

Commission info: Funding from MONA FOMA

First performance by Michael Lampard, Karen Smithies, Jo St Leon at Time passes - music to Michelangelo (Baha'i Centre) on 16 Jan 2011

Typeset edition.

ISMN: 979-0-720111-95-7

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This work is also available in the following products:

Selected works by AMC represented artists
CD: Selected works by AMC represented artists : vol 9, works by Matthew Dewey.


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