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Aspects of dreaming : for SATB choir

by Katy Abbott (2006)

Aspects of dreaming


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Aspects of dreaming : for SATB choir / Katy Abbott ; text: Li Po.

Library shelf no. 782.5554/ABB 1 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

A beautiful and evocative choral landscape depicting aspects of the Australian psyche, influenced by geography, drought and human longing. Including optional solos.

Work Details

Year: 2006

Instrumentation: SATB choir.

Duration: 9 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — University or professional choir

Dedication note: Dedicated to Stephen Leek, The Australian Voices. Dedicated also to baby Zeke who was born shortly after the writing of this piece

Commission note: Commissioned for The Australian Voices with funds provided by Australia Council. Music Board.

Text is from a poem by Li Po, written over 1000 years ago.


Program note: Katy Abbott's "Aspects of dreaming"
note by the composer

Resonate article: Katy Abbott's Crime Scene Investigation and Aspects of Dreaming by Katy Abbott


Aspects of dreaming


Performances of this work

21 Apr 2012: at Halcyon: Dreams and Dances (Verbrugghen Hall). Featuring Vox, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, Alison Morgan, Jenny Duck-Chong, Elizabeth Scott, Andrei Laptev, Clive Birch.

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