The Serpent beguiles (sa choir with chamber ensemble) : for juvenile performer(s)
by Michael Whiticker (1985)
Also known as: Tempting
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Written while I was Composer in Residence at Trinity Grammar School and was endeavouring to write pieces for the boys that would be immediately playable and also able to communicate to a wider school community at first listening.
Instrumentation: 3 voices, 3-part treble choir, 4 speaking parts, 2 flutes, 2 clarinets, 2 trombones, tuba, euphonium, percussion (3 players).
Duration: 7 min.
Difficulty: Medium — Written for (high school) student performers.
Commission note: Commissioned by Trinity Grammar School (Sydney).. Written as part of an Australia Council Composer Residency
First performance: by Trinity Grammar School (Sydney) —
Text is taken from Psalms 35, Genesis III and Jeremiah 10.
Instrumentation and singers may be varied to suit performing body.
- In the form/style of: Spiritual and Sacred Music
Performances of this work
Unknown date: featuring Trinity Grammar School (Sydney).
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