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Across the water (cello with pre-recorded sound)

by Stephanie Arnold and Robert Davidson (2016)

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The Australian Music Centre's catalogue does not include any recordings or sheet music of this work. This entry is for information purposes only.

It is listed in our catalogue because an event featuring a performance of this work was included in our calendar of Australian music. Details of this performance are listed below.

Work Overview

Stephanie Arnold interviewed three asylum seekers about their experiences coming to Australia. Robert composed music to highlight the musicality of their speech and to communicate the narrative and emotions of their stories.

Work Details

Year: 2016

Instrumentation: Cello, pre-recorded audio.

Duration: 17 min.

Difficulty: Medium — Synchronising with recorded speech and click track

Commission note: Commissioned by Stephanie Arnold.

The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc associated with this work:
speech melody, indie classical, asylum seekers

Performances of this work

2 May 2018: at CIMF18: Ulysses Now (Fitters' Workshop). Featuring Stephanie Arnold.

14 Oct 2017: at Port Fairy: Across the Water (Drill Hall (Port Fairy)). Featuring Stephanie Arnold.

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