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Four Pioneer Portraits

for mezzo-soprano and piano

Year:  1949   ·  Duration:  9m

Year:  1949
Duration:  9m

Films, Audio & Samples

Sample Audio

Sample: 1. The Farmer's Wife (Robin Hyde) 0:10-1:10

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Sample Score

Sample: Page 1

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Contents note

I. The Farmer's Wife
II. The Bushfeller
III. The Blacksmith's Wife
IV. The Shearer's Wife

Text note

Text by Robyn Hyde, Eileen Duggan and Louis Esson

Performance history

Performed by Honor McKellar (mezzo soprano) and Dorothea Franchi (piano) in 1960

Performed by Margaret Medlyn (mezzo-soprano) and Bruce Greenfield (piano) in 1999

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