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Beauty herself is black : for voice and piano

by Richard Peter Maddox (1992)

Audio Sample

Performance by Michael Halliwell, David Miller from the CD O for a muse of fire

Work Details

Year: 1992

Instrumentation: Voice, piano.

Difficulty: Advanced — L.Mus/Professional.

Contents note: 1. Sonnet cxxvii: In the old age black was not counted fair -- 2. Sonnet cxxx: My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun -- 3. Sonnet cxxxi: Thou art so tyrannous, so as thou art -- 4. Sonnet cxxxii: Thine eyes I love, and they, as pitying me.

First performance: by Alan Maddox, Richard Peter Maddox — 17 Oct 92. Old Darlington School, University of Sydney


Resonate article: O for a Muse of Fire: 30 Australian takes on Shakespeare by Anni Heino


Performances of this work

17 Oct 92: Old Darlington School, University of Sydney. Featuring Alan Maddox, Richard Peter Maddox.

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