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Sheet Music: Score

The wanderer : for SATB choir, piano and strings / Dan Walker.

by Dan Walker (2006)

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  • Instrumentation: SATB choir, piano, strings.
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    Performance by Sally Whitwell, Helena Rathbone, Aiko Goto, Nicole Forsyth, Daniel Yeadon, Maxine Bibeau from the CD Dreamings

    (this sample is of the treble choir with chamber ensemble version of this work)


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The Wanderer celebrates the joy of flight and adventure. The title refers to the Wandering Albatross, great traveller of the southern skies. The vocal lines in the first section are long and interrupted, reflecting the effortless soaring of these magnificent birds. The second section consists of a canonic melody which is then layered with ostinati in Indigenous Sydney language. The words, "Wumera, and Wara-wara" are words for flight and ocean. This piece has become very popular, sung all over the world, and would suit voices of all ages.

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

Difficulty: Medium

Duration: 3 min.

Composer's no.: ADE009-2.

Lyrics by the composer. Indigenous words from Gadigal language.

Typeset edition.

ISMN: 979-0-900977-77-9

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Parts: The wanderer : for SATB choir, piano and strings / Dan Walker.

This work also exists as the following versions:
- Treble Choir with piano
- SATB Choir with piano
- Treble Choir with chamber ensemble


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