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A Place of Quiet

for tenor and chamber orchestra

Year:  1987   ·  Duration:  15m
Instrumentation:  1*02*0; 0100; strings

Year:  1987
Duration:  15m
Instrumentation  1*02*0; 0100; strings

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Alexander Cowdell: A Place ...

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This composition is a setting of a poem by the Australian philosopher, poet and musician Melvyn Cann. The first part describes a spiritual journey through suffering to transcendence and peace. The second part describes a state of consciousness where both thought and time cease, and only feeling remains.

Text note

Text by Melvyn Cann

Performance history

03 Dec 2007: Performed by Iain Tetley (tenor) with the Devonport Chamber Ensemble conducted by Alexander Cowdell at the Holy Trinity Church, Auckland

Performed by Christopher Bogg (tenor) with the Melbourne Festival Orchestra at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

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