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On Home Ground

for soprano and piano

Year:  1985   ·  Duration:  13m

Year:  1985
Duration:  13m

John Elmsly

Composer:   John Elmsly

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John Elmsly: On Home Ground...

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Commissioned note

Commissioned by Wendy Dixon, with assistance from Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council (now Creative New Zealand) and the New Zealand Composers' Foundation

Contents note

  1. Cross the stream
  2. Old Songs I
  3. Silence
  4. Old Songs II
  5. Hauntings
  6. Old Songs III
  7. What other eyes
  8. Old Songs IV
  9. Old Songs V
  10. No Choice

Text note

Text by Charles Brasch

Performance history