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Domestic advice : for soprano and piano

by Andrew Ford (2007)

Domestic advice


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Domestic advice : for soprano and piano / Andrew Ford.

Library shelf no. Q 783.66547/FOR 2 [Available for loan]

Work Details

Year: 2007

Instrumentation: Soprano, piano.

Duration: 20 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional/advanced student.

Contents note: 1. Who can find a virtuous woman? -- 2. The poor man's child -- 3. Looking for wool -- 4. When snow is on the landscape -- 5. Singing keeps you lazy -- 6. A spiritual tonic for mothers -- 7. Praise -- 8. I will grind the finest flour -- 9. White soup.

Dedication note: For my sister, Kate

Commission note: Commissioned by Jane Edwards.

Texts taken from various sources, including the Bible (Proverbs), 'The Girls Own Annual 1919', and 'Kanteletar' (Finnish songs translated into English).


Performances of this work

1 Sep 2015: at Chamber Music at the Conservatorium (Recital Hall West, Sydney Conservatorium of Music). Featuring Wendy Dixon, David Miller.

14 Jan 2011: at MONA FOMA 2011 (various venues in Hobart). Featuring Jane Edwards, Arabella Teniswood-Harvey.

14 Jan 11: featuring Jane Edwards, Arabella Teniswood-Harvey.

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