Music for mixed choir and male choir, with and without instruments in response to words by Les Murray, David Malouf and Gwen Harwood, C.P. Cavafy, Sappho and St John of the Cross.
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First performance by Melbourne Cappella conducted by Nicholas Cowell, Rippon Lea, Melbourne, 17 August 2014
flute (= piccolo), alto flute (= bass flute), oboe (= cor anglais), soprano sax, bass clarinet, bassoon (= contrabassoon), 3 horns, trumpet (= flugelhorn), tuba, percussion (one player), piano, harp, 4 violas and double bass
Commissioned by Sydney Philharmonia Choirs with financial assistance from the Performing Arts Board of the Australia Council
First performance by Gerald English (tenor), Sydney Philharmonia Motet Choir, Sydney Alpha Ensemble conducted by Antony Walker, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 25 September 1994
six solo voices: SSATBarB
Commissioned by the Song Company with financial assistance from the Performing Arts Board of the Australia Council
First performance by the Song Company conducted by Roland Peelman, Hope theatre, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, 16 March 1992
Commissioned by Wollongong University Singers with funds provided by the Music Board of the Australia Council
First performance by the University Singers. conducted by David Vance, Performance Space, University of Wollongong, NSW, 6 December 1989