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Duration:
04' 00"

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audio/mpg,928k Recording (928k) 0:00-1:00© Radio New Zealand / SOUNZ
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Programme Note

sleeper
noun

a person who is asleep

a train carrying sleeping cars

a railroad tie

Commissioned:
Commissioned by the James Wallace Arts Trust for Stephen De Pledge's landscape prelude series
Difficulty:
Advanced
Influences:
Dedication:
Dedicated to the memory of young Fergus Schulz, an intrepid traveler, still traveling....

Performance History

World Premiere for P: Sleeper; De Pledge 270208 27 Feb 2008 Performed by Stephen De Pledge at Ilott Theatre, Wellington as part of the Landscapes Concert at the New Zealand International Arts Festival
Stephen De Pledge
04 Sep 2009 Performed by Stephen De Pledge at the Montana Brancott Winery, Blenheim
Stephen De Pledge
05 Sep 2009 Performed by Stephen De Pledge at the Marama Hall, Dunedin
Stephen De Pledge
06 Sep 2009 Performed by Stephen De Pledge at the Great Hall at the Arts Centre, Christchurch
Stephen De Pledge
08 Sep 2009 Performed by Stephen De Pledge at the Ilott Theatre, Wellington
Stephen De Pledge
10 Sep 2009 Performed by Stephen De Pledge at the Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber, Auckland
Stephen De Pledge
11 Sep 2009 Performed by Stephen De Pledge at The Woolshed, Te Awamutu
Stephen De Pledge
13 Sep 2009 Performed by Stephen De Pledge at Mahurangi College, Warkworth
Stephen De Pledge
16 Sep 2009 Performed by Stephen De Pledge in Wanganui
Stephen De Pledge
20 Sep 2009 Performed by Stephen De Pledge at the Waikanae Memorial Hall, Waikanae
Stephen De Pledge
27 Sep 2009 Performed by Stephen De Pledge at the Chanel Arts Centre, Motueka
Stephen De Pledge
03 Oct 2009 Performed by Stephen De Pledge in Gisborne
Stephen De Pledge
25 Aug 2010 Performed by Stephen De Pledge (piano) as part of the Dartington International Summer School at the Great Hall, in Dartington, England
Stephen De Pledge
06 Apr 2011 Performed by Stephen De Pledge (piano) at the Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber in Auckland, as part of the New Zealand International Piano Festival
Stephen De Pledge
04 Jul 2011 Performed by Stephen de Pledge (piano) at St Margaret’s Church Lothbury as part of the City of London Festival
Stephen De Pledge
22 Mar 2012 Performed by Stephen de Pledge at the University of Glasgow Concert Hall (22 March 2012) and at the University of Edinburgh Reid Concert Hall (23 March 2012), Scotland.
Stephen De Pledge
02 Jul 2015 Performed by Henry Wong Doe at the Music Theatre, the University of Auckland.

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