Enter your username and password

Forgotten your username or password?

Your Shopping Cart

There are no items in your shopping cart.


The north ship : for three part female choir & small orchestra

by Richard Charlton (2000, this version: 2001)

Score Sample

View a sample of the score of this work

Audio Sample

Performance by Ascham School Choir, Stephanie Mormanis from the CD Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 64.

Selected products featuring this work — Display all products (2 more)

Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 64.


This item is not commercially available from the Australian Music Centre. We regret that we cannot offer it for sale.


Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 64.

Library shelf no. CD 2712 [Available for loan]

Display all products featuring this work (2 more)  

Work Details

Year: 2000, this version: 2001

Instrumentation: 2 soprano voices, alto voice, harpsichord (or piano), clarinet in B flat, strings.

Duration: 5 min.

Difficulty: Medium

Dedication note: In memory of the sailors aboard the “Kursk”, lost deep in the Barents Sea. Their long journey is ended . . . . .

Commission note: Commissioned by Chris Shepard for performance by Sydney Grammar School.

First performance: by Sydney Grammar School — 16 Nov 01. The Big Schoolroom, Sydney Grammar School

Words by Philip Larkin, from the poem of the same name. Used with kind permission of Faber & Faber.

Performances of this work

16 May 14: Packer Theatre, Ascham School, Sydney. Featuring Ascham School Choir, Stephanie Mormanis.

16 Nov 01: The Big Schoolroom, Sydney Grammar School. Featuring Sydney Grammar School.

User reviews

Be the first to share your thoughts, opinions and insights about this work.

To post a comment please login.