Three poems of Byron : soprano with string orchestra
by Graeme Koehne (1991)
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The Three Poems of Byron provide meditations on love in a setting for female voice and string orchestra. Written for the Adelaide Chamber Orchestra in 1993 the work was rearranged for the Australian String Quartet in 2007. The poems reflect, exquisitely, on the poet's appreciation of feminine beauty. The second of the chosen poems switches momentarily from the theme of beauty's praise to reflect upon the fickleness of woman.
— © Graeme Koehne
Instrumentation: Soprano, string orchestra.
Duration: 12 min.
Contents note: Stanzas for music -- To woman -- She walks in beauty.
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My favourite Australian art song repertoire
Posted by Australian Music Centre on 22 July, 2013
The AMC asked leading practitioners to select their favourite Australian art song repertoire, to provide delegates to the 2013 International Conference of Vocal Teachers (Brisbane 2013) with an introduction to this rich and diverse landscape.
A strong group of songs with a variety of moods and vocal demands that are arranged for voice and piano, voice and string quartet as well as voice and orchestra.