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The captain's clocks (male choir with chamber ensemble)

by Richard Charlton (2009)

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The captain's clocks / R. Charlton

Library shelf no. 782.8542/CHA 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Overview

A work in two movements focussing on the third part of Kenneth Slessor's poem 'Five visions of Captain Cook'. The first movement is for guitar ensemble, while the second movement is for choir and guitars.

Work Details

Year: 2009

Instrumentation: TTB (or TBarB) choir, guitar ensemble.

Duration: 9 min.

Difficulty: Medium — Intermediate level - high school students

Contents note: In 2 movements.

Dedication note: Dedicated to St Laurence's College, Brisbane

Commission note: Commissioned by Angelina Ellis for performance by St Laurence's College, Brisbane.

First performance: at St. Laurences College Gala & Awards Night (Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre BCEC) on 13 Nov 2009

Based on the 3rd part of Kenneth Slessor's 'Five Visions of Captain Cook'. A musical portrait of 2 clocks.

Performances of this work

27 Oct 19: Carlton Theatre - Carlyle Gardens, Townsville QLD. Featuring Townsville Guitar Orchestra, Bella Voce.

14 Aug 16: Adelaide Town Hall. Featuring Adelaide Guitar Festival Orchestra, Richard Charlton, Paul Svoboda.

13 Nov 2009: at St. Laurences College Gala & Awards Night (Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre BCEC).

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