First performance by Belinda Montgomery (soprano), Margery Smith (soprano sax, clarinet, bass clarinet), Daryl Pratt (percussion) and Marshall McGuire (harp); Eugene Goossens Hall, Sydney, 9 March 2003
Voice and ensemble
These works include the Lowin Prize-winning Learning to Howl, and the Lowin Prize finalists Willow Songs and Last Words. They set to music words by Shakespeare and Sappho, Anne Stevenson and Robert Louis Stevenson, Judith Wright and Craig Raine.
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First performance by Jenny Duck-Chong and Halcyon, 6 October 2007, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney
First performance by Gerald English (tenor, Kathleen Gallagher (flute) and Sue-Ellen Pauslen (cello) Piper's Brook Vineyard, Piper's Brook, Tasmania, February 1994
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
Commissioned by Poppy Holden, with funds from the Yorkshire Arts Association
First performance by Poppy Holden (soprano), Ian Mitchell (clarinet), Nic Shipp (percussion), Theatre-in-the-Mill, Bradford, UK, 30 November 1981