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Blue Work


Milking Before Dawn

for mezzo soprano and piano

Year:  1998

Year:  1998

Composer:   Anthony Ritchie

Films, Audio & Samples

Performed by Jenny Wollerman (soprano) and Emma Sayers (piano), at Hunter Council Chamber at Victoria University of Wellington

Anthony Ritchie: He Moemoea...

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Sample Audio

Sample: 0:00-1:00

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Sample Score

Sample: Pages 1-2

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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

This song originally appeared in From the Southern Marches by Ritchie, and has been re-arranged for solo mezzo soprano and piano. It is a lyrical song, describing a rural scene in Otago, using Ruth Dallas' iconic poem.


Text note

Text by Ruth Dallas


Performance history

21 Mar 1998: Performed by Deborah Kapohe, Ana James and the Southern Sinfonia at the Dunedin Town Hall, Dunedin

01 Jun 2009: Performed by Jenny Wollerman (soprano) and Emma Sayers (piano), at Hunter Council Chamber at Victoria University of Wellington

07 Jul 2013: Performed by Clare Pierard and Florence Chalamet (piano) at the Château de Puygiron as part of the 2013 Puygiron Art Festival, in Puygiron, France

Performed by Anna Leese (soprano) and Tom McGrath (piano)

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