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Five Songs of Love and the Land

for soprano (or mezzo), clarinet and SATB choir

Year:  1991   ·  Duration:  19m

Year:  1991
Duration:  19m

Films, Audio & Samples

Dorothy Buchanan: Five Song...

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Sample Score

Sample: page 1 of each poem - each section

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Borrow/Hire:

To borrow or hire parts please email SOUNZ directly at info@sounz.org.nz. Please note that only library members in New Zealand and Australia can borrow or hire parts.

About


Commissioned note

Commissioned by Richard Foreman with assistance from Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council (now Creative New Zealand)


Contents note

Five contrasting songs:
1. You may borrow this land
2. If you go away
3. It will call you
4. Was it the call of the bird?
5. If you should answer


Text note

Text: Composer


Performance history

27 Mar 1992: Performed by Judy Bellingham (sop.), Richard Foreman (cl.), Jubilate Singers, cond. John Pattinson.