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This Land of Water

for soprano and piano

Year:  1988   ·  Duration:  15m

Year:  1988
Duration:  15m

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Brigid Bisley: This Land of...

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A song cycle for soprano and piano.

Commissioned note

Commissioned by Professor Gilbert de Greeve, State Academy of Music, Antwerp, for a tour of New Zealand with Belgian soprano Martine de Craene in 1989

Dedication note

Dedicated to the composer's parents

Contents note

  1. In fold of rock
  2. Rain
  3. The Rock Spring
  4. Wild Iron
  5. The trees are still

Text note

Texts by 1. Charles Bisley; 2. Hone Tuwhare; 3. Alistair Campbell; 4. Allen Curnow; 5. Bisley

Performance history

Performed by Gina Sanders and Kay Shacklock

Performed by Gina Sanders (soprano) and Elizabeth Boulton (piano) in August of 1992