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A Boy was Born


Forbes, AM, A Boy was Born, St David's Cathedral Hobart and Holy Trinity Launceston, Hobart and Launceston, pp. 18 pieces (2018) [Performance Practice]

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The concert A Boy was Born, named for the inclusion of excerpts from Britten's eponymous cantata was given with Allegri Ensemble (conducted Andrew Bainbridge) 14 December 2018 (St David's Cathedral Hobart) and 15 December 2018 (Holy Trinity Launceston). The program included the major solo verse anthem of seventeenth century English composer Orlando Gibbons. The counter-tenor solo was sung by Anne-Marie Forbes, with organ accompaniment by Joshua Ryan and Forbes sang alto or second alto in all other items on the program.

Item Details

Item Type:Performance Practice
Keywords:Gibbons, Britten, Tavener
Research Division:Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Music
Research Field:Music performance
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Arts
Objective Field:Music
UTAS Author:Forbes, AM (Associate Professor Anne-Marie Forbes)
ID Code:130463
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Office of the School of Creative Arts and Media
Deposited On:2019-01-29
Last Modified:2019-01-30

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