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You can't kiss the Tummy of a Caged Lion: Pavane pour un genre defunt

for voices and chamber ensemble

Year:  1978   ·  Duration:  15m
Instrumentation:  three sopranos (or two sopranos and one mezzo-soprano), three trumpets, two (grand) pianos, two percussion

Year:  1978
Duration:  15m
Instrumentation  three sopranos (or two sopr...

Composer:   Gillian Bibby

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Gillian Bibby introduces Yo...

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Gillian Bibby: You can't ki...

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Sample Score

Sample: Pages 1-5

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Commissioned note

Commissioned by Radio New Zealand for International Music Day 1978

Text note

Texts by L.V. Bibby, the Shorter Oxford Dictionary, Physics of Musical Instruments, correspondence from Radio New Zealand, Samwell's Journal of Captain Cook's Voyages, etc

Performance history

01 Jan 1978: p: You can't kiss the Tummy of a Caged Lion; Anthea Moller et al 100178

25 Jul 2015: Performed by Christiaan Van Der Zee (conductor), Roger Wilson (narrator), Barbara Graham and Leslie Graham (sopranos), Linden Loader (mezzo-soprano), Andrew Weir, Helen Quaggin-Molloy and Gordon Lehany (trumpets), Thomas Guldborg and Hannah Neman (percussion), Ludwig Treviranus and Bruce Greenfield (pianos) at the Gillian Bibby: A Life of Composition concert, Adam Concert Room, Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music, Wellington.

MN: You can't kiss the Tummy of a Caged Lion: Pavane pour un genre defunt

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