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Sweet Mercy!

2022-02-03T15:59:21+11:00

"Sweet Mercy... opens in each heart a little heaven", writes the Founder of the Sisters of Mercy, Catherine McAuley. Based on her text, this SSA setting has an islander / gospel sound.

The Dreaming Land

2022-02-06T14:02:47+11:00

"The Dreaming Land" was commissioned by the Dept. of School Education NSW Performing Arts Unit. It comprises three songs: "Desert Dawn", "Galah Song" and "Aflow".

Lula

2022-02-08T14:28:07+11:00

"Lula" was composed at the request of Alfred Music Publishers (Aust.) for inclusion in their catalogue of Aussie choral music for schools. The lyrics are very simple: Lu – la!

The Paean

2022-02-09T16:00:51+11:00

Commissioned by The Sydney Children's Choir in 2002, this work is a setting of Roland Robinson's striking poem about a swirling throng of desert birds taking to the sky at first light.

Huge Earth

2022-02-12T15:59:58+11:00

"Huge Earth" is big music about the awe-inspiring magnitude of the Earth, "bigger than we can possibly imagine, held together as if by string or magic". Text by Luke Davies.

Gum Tree Country

2022-02-14T11:42:34+11:00

Scored for a cappella SSAA choir and a quartet of chorister soloists (SSAA), "Gum Tree Country" reflects of the impact and awe-inspiring nature of the Australian bush fire.

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