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You, me and the wide open sky (sab choir with piano)

by Dan Walker (2010)

Work Overview

This work is the finale taken from a series of pieces written in conjunction with Maxed Out workshop participants from the 2010 Moorambilla Festival. It is an uplifting work that celebrates the beauty and contrast of the Australian outback. It is dedicated to the wonderful Liz Markey, who was a long-time supporter and prominent figure within the Moorambilla community who passed away from cancer in early 2011.

Work Details

Year: 2010

Instrumentation: SAB choir, piano.

Duration: 4 min.

Difficulty: Medium

Dedication note: Dedicated to Liz Markey

Commission note: Written as part of the 2010 Moorambilla Festival Workshops

First performance: by Leichhardt Espresso Chorus, TaikOz, MAXed OUT company — Sep 10. Moorambilla Festival, Coonamble, NSW

Text by Dan Walker and Luke Byrne.

The composer has noted the following influences on this work:
Australian folk song, Australian bush poetry


Performances of this work

22 Jun 2019: at Camerata Live! (Gympie Civic Centre). Featuring The Australian Voices, Camerata (Queensland's Chamber Orchestra).

Sep 10: Moorambilla Festival, Coonamble, NSW. Featuring Leichhardt Espresso Chorus, TaikOz, MAXed OUT company.

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