The buzz of the sea : a chamber opera in one act for solo baritone
by Matthew Dewey and Alexander Dick (2008)
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The buzz of the sea : chamber opera in one act for one man / Matthew Dewey ; libretto by Alexander Dick.
Library shelf no. 783.8854/DEW 1 [Available for loan]
A young man is about to launch his dingy into the water. He loads the boat with fishing equipment and an esky and heads out to sea to escape the world for a while. While he fishes, he philosophises, and the unblinking eyes of the fish force him into a terrible admission.
Instrumentation: Operatic baritone, piano.
Duration: 23 min.
Commission note: Commissioned by Michael Lampard.
Libretto by Alex Dick.
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