Festival folksongs (multiple choirs with piano and soloist)
by Richard Mills (1984)
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Library shelf no. F 782.5548/MIL 1 [Not for loan]
Instrumentation: Mezzo-soprano, tenor, bass, SATB chorus, children's chorus, piano.
Duration: 25 min.
Contents note: Prelude -- Shanties ('Jim Jones' ; 'South Australia') -- Convicts ('Moreton Bay' ; 'Botany Bay') -- Goldrushes ('The Palmer River song') -- Bushrangers ('Sure Paddy dear' ; 'My name is Ben Hall') -- Drovers and Shearers ('The ram of Dalby' ; 'Ryebuck shearer' ; 'Ladies of Brisbane' ; 'Click go the Shears' ; Banks of the Condamine') -- Women of the West (dramatic monologue) -- Marches and bands -- Finale.
Commission note: Commissioned by Queensland Performing Arts Trust.. Commissioned to celebrate the official opening of the Lyric Theatre
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