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Gems of the Earth, jewels of the sea : song cycle for mezzo-soprano, B flat clarinet, cello and piano

by Gerald Glynn (2001)

Work Overview

This work consists of a setting of "Ariel's Song" from The Tempest (Pearls I) and three poems by the composer. Pearls II is intended to be a possible sequel to Ariel's song.

Work Details

Year: 2001

Instrumentation: Mezzo-soprano, piano, clarinet, cello. (Mezzo-soprano range: Eb4 to F#5)

Duration: 18 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: Opal -- Pearls I -- Ruby -- Pearls II.

Dedication note: Written in memory of Francoise L., who died in May 1997.

First performance: 2006. Vienna


Performances of this work

28 Oct 2015: at Gerald Glynn Perspective (Recital Hall West, Sydney Conservatorium of Music). Featuring Wendy Dixon, David Miller, Ros Dunlop, Julia Ryder.

2006: Vienna

30 Aug 02: Bangalow Music Festival, NSW

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