First performance by Jenny Duck-Chong and Halcyon, 6 October 2007, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney
Andrew Ford’s vocal works are among his best known, and several of them have won awards, notably Learning to Howl, which won the prestigious Paul Lowin Prize in 2004.
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Commissioned by the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra with the support of the Music Board of the Australia Council.
First performance by Russell Harcourt (counter-tenor), Lorna McGhee (flute and boatswain's call), William Barton (didgeridoo), Camerata of St John's conducted by Federico Mondelci, Australian Festival of Chamber Music, Riverway Arts Centre, Townsville, Queensland, 4 August 2009
Commissioned by Gerald English for his 70th birthday concert
First performance by Gerald English (tenor) and Marshall McGuire (harp), Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Ultimo Centre, Sydney, 5 November 1995
First performance by Gerald English (tenor) and Helen O'Brien (piano), Piper's Brook Vineyard, Piper's Brook, Tasmania, February 1994
First performance by Gerald English (tenor, Kathleen Gallagher (flute) and Sue-Ellen Pauslen (cello) Piper's Brook Vineyard, Piper's Brook, Tasmania, February 1994
5-5-3-3-1 (double bass also plays tubular bell)
First performance by Gerald English and the Australian Chamber Orchestra conducted by David Stanhope, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 10 May 1992
First performance by Gerald English (tenor), Alice Evans (violin), Michael Askill (tubular bell), Huntington Estate Winery, Mudgee, NSW, 30 November 1991
First performance by Gerald English, Gregory Hill and Peter Clarken, University of Tasmania, Hobart, 13 June 1987
First performance by Gerald English and the Seymour Group conducted by the composer, Broadwalk Studio, Sydney Opera House, 9 August 1986
Voice, melody instrument (can be played by clarinet, soprano, alto or tenor saxophone, violin or any other instrument), harmony instrument (piano, organ, guitar, vibraphone or accordion, or any combination); score includes percussion suggestions
Commissioned by Mini Dekkers with funds from the Music Board of the Australia Council
First performance by Marjanne Kweksilber (soprano), Mini Dekkers Trio, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1 March 1987