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Flotsam and Jetsam

for mezzo soprano, piano, and dancer

Year:  1999   ·  Duration:  50m

Year:  1999
Duration:  50m

Composer:   Juliet Palmer

Films, Audio & Samples

Sample Video

Sample: Excerpt from Flotsam & Jetsam

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an interdisciplinary performance

Dedication note

Dedicated to the composer's grandmother, Gladys Boyce

Text note

Text by Walt Whitman and Rumi

Performance history

06 May 2001: Premiered at Canada's Open Ears Festival by Vilma Vitols (mezzo-soprano), Ya-wen Wang (piano) and Susan Macpherson (dancer) with choreography by Bill James; lighting by Paul Mathiesen; costumes by Evelyn von Michalofski; video by Nick de Pencier; and set designs by Juliet Palmer, Paul Mathiesen and Evelyn von Michalofski.

25 Jul 2001: Performed by Vilma Vitols (mezzo soprano), Ya-wen Wang (piano) and Susan Macpherson (dancer) on 'Flotsam and Jetsam'; video

05 Dec 2002: Performed by Nicole Bellamy (piano), Vilma Vitols (mezzo soprano), with film (by Nick de Pencier), movement (Bill James), Susan Macpherson (dancer); Artword Theatre, Toronto, Canada

This is a mini-DVD clone of the Highlights video. Performers are Vilma Vitols (mezzo soprano), Ya-wen Wang (piano) and Susan Macpherson (dancer)

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