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Shiva, the auspicious one : piano solo

by Helen Gifford (2012)

Also known as: Siva

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Performance by Michael Kieran Harvey from the CD Siva

Shiva, the auspicious one


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Work Overview

Helen Gifford's travels to India early in her creative life have had a lasting influence on various aspects of her music. As one of the triad of supreme gods, Shiva can destroy and recreate the world in his famous dance, and is also worshipped as the god of wisdom, sciences and the arts.

Shiva, the auspicious one was written for Michael Kieran Harvey and premiered by him in 2012 when he delivered the annual Peggy Glanville Hicks Address.

Work Details

Year: 2012

Instrumentation: Piano.

Duration: 7 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Written for: Michael Kieran Harvey

First performance: by Michael Kieran Harvey — 2 Nov 12. Peggy Ganville-Hicks address, BMW Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne

Performances of this work

23 Jun 19: Elsternwick, Victoria. Featuring Joy Lee.

4 May 2019: at Generations (Melbourne Recital Centre, Primrose Potter Salon).

27 Oct 2017: at Chamber View 5: Silent Spring (Church of All Nations). Featuring Arcko Symphonic Ensemble.

6 Nov 2016: at Catchy Music (Smart Artz Gallery). Featuring Chris Nankervis.

11 Dec 2015: at Eighty Plus! (Church of All Nations). Featuring Peter Dumsday.

2 Nov 12: Peggy Ganville-Hicks address, BMW Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne. Featuring Michael Kieran Harvey.

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