There's a Sea in my Bedroom : music for the children's music theatre work, based on the picture book by Margaret Wild
by Paul Stanhope (2019)
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There's a Sea in my Bedroom : music for the children's music theatre work, based on the picture book by Margaret Wild / Paul Stanhope.
Library shelf no. 785.715/STA 1 [Available for loan]
This score was composed for Tim McGarry's theatrical adaptation of Margaret Wild's children's book of the same name, for actor and string quintet (violin I, violin II, viola, cello and double bass) with two acting parts for violin I and double bass players.
Instrumentation: Spoken voice, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass. Spoken lines are written in the score for the instrumentalists, however the solo actor should read from Tim McGarry's script.
Duration: 24 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — professionals required
Contents note: I. Music 1A “Introduction” -- II. Music 1B “Procrastination” -- III. Music 1C “At the beach” -- IV. Music 2 “Nature is a wonderful thing” -- V. Music 3 “The magic sea” -- IV. Music 4-5.
Commission note: Commissioned by Australian Chamber Orchestra.
Performances of this work
Unknown date: Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House, NSW. Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra.
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