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Christmastide

2022-02-03T13:59:15+11:00

This setting of Mary C. Shafer's poem "Christmastide" for mixed voices was commissioned in 2015 by Chicago-based choir, Acappellago, directed by Mr Dennis Smith.

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.

On Sutherland’s Grave

2022-02-04T11:51:53+11:00

This multi-faceted score sets Henry Kendall's "Sutherland's Grave", "Journey to Birdsville 1966" from the Log & Field Book of Russell Drysdale, & excerpts from 'Missa pro defunctis'.

The Listening Land

2022-02-05T12:16:20+11:00

"The Listening Land" (for SATB choir) was commissioned by ArtsNOW Australia. The work draws its text from two Australian literary gems published over 100 years apart.

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