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The Stubborn Heart : Song cycle for soprano with piano accompaniment

by George Palmer (2014)

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The Stubborn Heart : for soprano and piano / music: George Palmer ; text: Judith Wright.

Library shelf no. 783.67547/PAL 2 [Available for loan]

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Work Overview

The Stubborn Heart consists of 6 songs, settings of 6 poems of Australian poet, Judith Wright, broadly tracing her journey through life, from a curious, cheeky and somewhat rebellious teenager, through motherhood, her relationship with the environment and, finally, acceptance of old age.

Work Details

Year: 2014

Instrumentation: Soprano, piano.

Duration: 22 min.

Difficulty: Medium

Contents note: Naked Girl and Mirror -- Woman to Man -- Egrets -- The Killer -- Sonnet -- Sonnet for Christmas.


Performances of this work

24 Sep 2023: at Festival of Art Song (Sydney Conservatorium of Music).

6 Sep 14: Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Featuring Rowena Cowley, SCM Modern Music Ensemble, Daryl Pratt.

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