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Dreams in the Grass

for mezzo-soprano, treble recorder and narrator

Year:  1979   ·  Duration:  35m
Instrumentation:  treble recorder plays triangle, narrator should be male voice, and the mezzo is also required to dance. This work can also be performed by one person as a concert work, if the dance is omitted. Songs can be performed as separate works.

Year:  1979
Duration:  35m
Instrumentation  treble recorder plays trian...

Composer:   Bryony Jagger

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Sample Score

Sample: First page of movements 6, 14, 16, 17, 18 and 22.

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Commissioned note

Commissioned by Brian Gregory

Dedication note

Dedicated to Shirley Kauter

Contents note

25 movements: 1. Meditation; 2. To the Drummer; 3. Wind: Grass: Run; 4. At Featherston; 5. Overlooking Opononi; 6. Pastorale; 7. Prelude; 8. Journey; 9. Return; 10. Dusk; 11. Harbour Night; 12. Seagull; 13. Nocturne; 14. As Vagrant As; 15. Voyage; 16. The Dream of Orpheus; 17. Asylum; 18. Vespers; 19. At Oriental Bay; 20. Near Crisis; 21. You; 22. Cross Roads; 23. Cicada Moon; 24. Journeys; 25. Meditation.

Text note

Text by Brian Gregory

Performance history

23 Nov 2008: Performed by Bryony Jagger at Auckland Lieder Group