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Song of city ghosts : for oboe, bass clarinet in Bb, horn in F, bassoon and piano

by Lisa Cheney (2008)

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Performance by Southern Cross Soloists from the CD Smoke encrypted whispers

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Smoke encrypted whispers / Samuel Wagan Watson.

Library shelf no. CD 2412 [Available for loan]

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Work Overview

Song of City Ghosts was commissioned by the Southern Cross Soloists as part of the 'Smoke Encrypted Whispers' project, for their 2008 Music and Words Series. As part of this project twenty-three Queensland composers were each commissioned to write a miniature work that responded to a poem by Samuel Wagan Watson.

Song of City Ghosts was directly influenced by the poem, 'Ghosts of Boundary Street'.

Work Details

Year: 2008

Instrumentation: Oboe, bass clarinet in Bb, horn in F, bassoon, piano.

Duration: 2 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Commission note: Commissioned by Southern Cross Soloists.. Commissioned by the Southern Cross Soloists for performance in their 'Words and Music' series

First performance: by Southern Cross Soloists — 30 Nov 08. State Library of Queensland, Brisbane


Performances of this work

30 Nov 08: State Library of Queensland, Brisbane. Featuring Southern Cross Soloists.

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