BUSH CHRISTMAS (1994)
Soprano or mezzo with piano. Poem by David Martin. Range: c-sharp’ to f-sharp’
Duration: 3 minutes
Programme note Composed for soprano Elizabeth Connell, this song was premiered in December 1993 at a Christmas Concert by Elizabeth Connell at London’s Wigmore Hall. The poem, by Australian David Martin (b. Ludwig Detsinyi) is a famous evocation of the Australian bush at its hottest.
Publisher details: Available in Anthology of Australian Song Volumn II published by Wirripangwww.australiancomposers.com.au/authors/wendy-hiscocks
Also available in Frontier Press’ British Contemporary Music Anthology 1996.