Sheet Music: Score
The quickening : for soprano & qin / Liza Lim ; poetry by Yang Lian.
by Liza Lim (2005)
Published by: Australian Music Centre (under licence from Ricordi London) — 1 score (40p. -- A3 (landscape))
Difficulty: Advanced — Professional
Duration: 22 mins
I. The quickening -- II. One lip, one tongue -- III. Ceremony for childbirth -- IV. Xin (heart) -- V. Cicadas in the body endlessly cry.
Includes program note, performance notes, pronunciation and English translation of texts.
Together with In the shadow's light, this forms a work titled Ceremony of the seasons.
Texts are fragments of Chinese poems, from the collection 'Where the sea stands still', by Yang Lian.
Comprises five sections - four movements for soprano and qin and a qin solo entitled 'Xin (heart)', placed between the third and fourth duo movements. The qin solo was composed in 2002
This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.
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