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Because of the child

for solo voice

Year:  2013   ·  Duration:  3m
Instrumentation:  [C4–F#5]

Year:  2013
Duration:  3m
Instrumentation  [C4–F#5]

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Gillian Whitehead: Because ...

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The poem, and its setting, were written for the launch of Sir Alan Mark's Risk Assessment project, which asks the government to put aside part politics and focus on the risks we are facing in Aotearoa/New Zealand. The launch and performance (by Ana Good, mezzo-soprano) took place in front of the the Dunedin Museum early in 2013.

Commissioned note

Included in the 21x21 project, made possible by a research grant from Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington

Text note

words by Fiona Farrell