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The Sea Child

for alto (or mezzo-soprano) and piano

Year:  1958   ·  Duration:  3m

Year:  1958
Duration:  3m

Composer:   Dorothy Freed

Films, Audio & Samples

Sample Score

Sample: Pages 1-2 "The Sea Child"

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Sample Audio

Sample: 0:02-1:02

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This song for female voice and piano to a text by Katherine Mansfield won the Radio New Zealand/APRA Prize in 1957.

Text note

Poem by Katherine Mansfield

Performance history

26 Aug 2008: Contemporary Visions 4

27 May 2009: 'Bang on a Can' fundraiser

04 Jul 2009: New New Zealand Music

Performed by Roger Wilson (baritone) and Gillian Bibby (piano)

Performed by Margaret Medlyn (mezzo soprano) and Gililan Bibby (piano)

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