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Like the Sea, Like Time

for solo tenor, children's chorus, SATB chorus and orchestra
Texts by Walt Whitman, Thomas Hardy, Edgar Allan Poe, Pablo Neruda, Emily Dickinson and anon.
tenor, SATB choir, children's choir and orchestra plus birdsong
Hesketh is currently 'Composer-in-the-House' with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra during its year as Cultural Capital 2008. Like the Sea, Like Time was the result of a commissioned to write a work celebrating our relationship with the sea, setting haunting poetry from a wide variety of sources.
Product number: LSL 10140-01
Edition: Performance material

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Description

Like the Sea, Like Time traces the history of Liverpool, one of Britain’s oldest cities and an important port, using a variety of texts, from Thomas Hardy to Walt Whitman and Edgar Allan Poe. The work was written to mark the 800th anniversary of the city’s founding charter and was premiered at the start of Liverpool’s year as European Capital of Culture in 2008. This is a poetic work that takes the listener on a journey of the mind and spirit.

Orchestral Cast

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Content

Part One: Introduction (after Anon. - Epigrams from the Greek)
Invocation I 
Part Two: from After the Sea-Ship
from Patroling Barnegat
from A song I sing of sea-adventures
The Selfsame Song
Part Three: from The City in the Sea
Invocation II
from Bird
Gliding o'er all
Part Four: Epilogue, The Sea of Sunset
Invocation III
Joy, shipmate, Joy!
from Tower of Light

More Information

Title:
Like the Sea, Like Time
for solo tenor, children's chorus, SATB chorus and orchestra
Texts by Walt Whitman, Thomas Hardy, Edgar Allan Poe, Pablo Neruda, Emily Dickinson and anon.
Language:
English
Edition:
Performance material
Publisher/Label:
Schott Music
Year of composition:
2007
Duration:
35 ′
World Premiere:
January 19, 2008 · Liverpool (UK)
Philharmonic Hall
Liverpool Echoes: Liverpool Sounds
John Daszak, tenor · Conductor: Harry Bicket · Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra · Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir; Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir

Commissioned work :
Commissioned by Henry and Kate Bicket through the HB Bicket Charitable Trust to commemorate Liverpool City of Culture 2008

Technical Details

Product number:
LSL 10140-01

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  • Like the Sea, Like Time
    Liverpool Echoes: Liverpool Sounds
    Conductor: Harry Bicket
    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
    January 19, 2008 | Liverpool (United Kingdom) , Philharmonic Hall — World premiere
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