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Prayer for rain

Sheet Music: Score

Prayer for rain : for voice and piano / words and music by Miriam Hyde

by Miriam Hyde (1970)

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  • Library Availability: 783.66542/HYD 8 — Reference (not for loan) copy only
  • Instrumentation: Soprano, piano.
  • Audio Sample

    Performance by Wendy Dixon, David Miller from the CD Fire in my heart


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Miriam Hyde wrote the poem, 'Prayer for Rain', on 11 August 1970, while in the Brisbane-Sydney train,
returning from a seminar of the Queensland Music Teachers' Association at which she gave lectures. This stark song for dramatic soprano was written later in the same month (26-28 August). On the score, the composer wrote the following note:
'Though I often have no objection to the transposition of my songs, I feel
that A minor only suits the colour and atmosphere of this one!'

Published by: Wirripang [979 0 7020106 04 5] — 1 score (5p. -- A4 (portrait))

Duration: 1 mins, 30 sec.

Inclues programme note, original poem and biographical notes on composer.

Range: E to A.

Typeset edition.

ISMN: 979 0 7020106 04 5

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