Wendy Hiscocks

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THE TWENTY-NINTH BATHER (1995)

THE TWENTY-NINTH BATHER (1995)
Soprano or mezzo with piano. Poem by Walt Whitman. Range: g-sharp to b-flat”
Duration: 3½ minutes

Programme note Composed in the tropical surroundings of Hong Kong, this song explores the text of a Walt Whitman poem of a young woman observing young male bathers; it was premiered on 21 October 1996 by Naomi Itami and the composer, at a Guildhall Book Festival concert called Seasons of Change.

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Australian Music Centre. www.amcoz.com.au

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