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Blue Work

beneath the crumpled stars

for mezzo-soprano, clarinet, guitar and cello

Year:  2014   ·  Duration:  12m

Year:  2014
Duration:  12m

Composer:   Helen Bowater

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Sample Score

Sample: first page of each section

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The title 'beneath the crumpled stars' is from Valparaiso Daybook by Gregory O'Brien.

Contents note

Poems by Gregory O'Brien are:
1. Tongatapu
2. Southern Pacific Ocean
3. Oneraki Beach, Raoul Island
4. Valparaiso harbour front
5. from a children's song Hanga Roa
6. Southern Pacific Ocean (a 2nd setting)
7. Obsidian Headland, South East Bay

Text note

Poems by Gregory O'Brien

Performance history

15 Mar 2015: Performed by the Barefoot Musicians of Budapest at FUGA, the Budapest Centre of Architecture, Budapest, Hungary.