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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

28 Oct 18: Glebe Justice Centre (mvt 3). Featuring Wendy Dixon, David Miller.

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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