Three water ballads of Tim Malfroy : soprano voice with piano
by Diana Blom (2007)
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Tim Malfroy is a poet, musician and beekeeper who lives in
Rockley, west of the Blue Mountains. The three water ballads
interweave the stories of the Lorelei, who lured men to their
death, Matthew Trewella who fell in love with a mermaid and
followed her to live in the sea, and his wife left behind to
mourn his loss. Music from 'Trewella' forms the basis of The
Whale's Song for cello and piano. The songs were written
for, and first sung
by, Emma Malfroy.
Instrumentation: Soprano, piano.
Duration: 8 min.
Contents note: The fisherman’s wife (2 min., 30 sec.) -- Trewella (3 min., 20 sec.) -- Lorelei (2 min.).
Written for: Emma Malfroy
- In the form/style of: Song Cycles
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