Sheet Music: Score
Song for Imberombera : for SSA voices and percussion / Michael Atherton.
by Michael Atherton (1997)
Published by: Wirripang [979 0 902253 62 8] — 1 score (10p. -- A4 (portrait))
Includes program notes and performance notes.
The textual ideas were developed in collaboration with Rosalind McGrath for songs One and Two, whereas Three is an adaptation of lines from 'The Opal', a poem written by William Porter-Young. The fourth song is a collage of mnemonic sounds ... and Indian pitch sounds.
This is the 4th movt of the work Songs for Imberombera.
The song text is not indigenous, but rather a collage including the following: classical Indian pitch names sa, re, ni; Brazilian conga drum pattern names, goo, ba, kin. West African percussion mnemonics dzi dza; and di-te-re-mo, vocables sung into a didjeridu for articulation purposes.
ISMN: 979 0 902253 62 8
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- Treble Choir with orchestra
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