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Comeclose and sleepnow : six Liverpool love songs (unspecified voice with chamber ensemble)

by Andrew Ford (2016)

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Performance by Monash Art Ensemble from the CD Here Now Hear

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Library shelf no. CD 3087 [Not for loan]

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Work Overview

Words by Adrian Henri, Brian Patten and Roger McGough.

Work Details

Year: 2016

Instrumentation: Singer and flute/piccolo, clarinet, bass clarinet, tenor sax, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, percussion, drums, piano, electric guitar, violin, bass.

Duration: 20 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: Evening Song (Adrian Henri) -- Her Song (Brian Patten) -- Comeclose and Sleepnow (Roger McGough) -- Dial-a-Poem (Adrian Henri) -- Sometimes it Happens (Brian Patten) -- Aubade (Adrian Henri).

Dedication note: Dedicated to Gian Slater

Commission note: Commissioned by Monash University.

First performance: by Gian Slater, Monash Art Ensemble, Paul Grabowsky at Monash Art Ensemble (Music Auditorium, Monash University) on 13 Oct 2017

Awards & Prizes

Year Award Placing Awarded for/to
2018 Art Music Awards: Work of the Year: Vocal/Choral Finalist Andrew Ford


Resonate article: 2018 Art Music Awards - comments by judging panels by Australian Music Centre

Performances of this work

13 Oct 2017: at Monash Art Ensemble (Music Auditorium, Monash University). Featuring Gian Slater, Monash Art Ensemble, Paul Grabowsky.

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