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Another Lament CD

Ida Duelund



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'I found the performance wholly absorbing, and started thinking about the Lares, the household gods of the Romans, where the domestic sphere is also the site of the sacred.'
Alison Croggon, TheatreNotes


Another Lament CD Launch


Venue: Monkey Bar, 181 St Georges Rd, North Fitzroy
Date: Friday 22nd of June 2012, 8.30pm
Performances by Ida Duelund, Lisa Salvo and True Strength (Alexander Garsden, Judith Hamann, Elizabeth Welsh, Ida Duelund)
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Another Lament CD

Ida Duelund

Music from the Living Room Opera
by Chamber Made Opera and Rawcus

Performed by Ida Duelund (double bass, voice)
and Jethro Woodward (sound design)
Composed by Ida Duelund and Jethro Woodward after Henry Purcell
Recorded and mixed by Jethro Woodward
Recorded at Nick Batterham Studio
Produced by Ida Duelund and Jethro Woodward
Mastered by Adam Dempsey at Deluxe Mastering

2012 Copyright Ida Duelund and Jethro Woodward
All Rights Reserved.

'...immaculately choreographed tableaux vivants...' Read full the RealTime review here.

Original production premiered in Deidre & Naham Warhaft's living room in Armadale.

Director: Kate Sulan
Performed by Rawcus
with guest Ida Duelund Hansen (Denmark), Composition and Musical Performance (Voice and Double Bass)

Sound: Jethro Woodward
Lighting: Richard Vabre
Costume: Emily Barrie

The 17th century English composer Henry Purcell died at the tender age of 35 (or 36 depending on who you ask). Mystery surrounds his death: some believe he died of exposure after returning from the theatre one night only to find that he’d been locked out by his wife. Others think is was tuberculosis, or something more sinister.

Continuing the company’s journey into classical music, ANOTHER LAMENT investigates the tragedy of Purcell’s music and his untimely demise. Following the success of their collaboration with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, this time Rawcus are joined by a solo instrument: Danish bass player and chanteuse Ida Duelund Hansen.

Reveries and improvisations on Purcell are at the centre of this tableau vivant, created by artists with and without disabilities.

Rawcus is supported by a partnership of Scope (VIC) Leisure Action and the City of Port Phillip.

“...a beautiful, funny and profoundly moving show - an affirmation that desire, and the joy and suffering it brings, belongs to everyone.” The Age

Commissioned by: Andrew Arnott, Michael Bink, Elly Bloom, Janet Bolitho, Oliver Clifton, Inge Duelund, Sally Dwyer, Helen Gifford, Cathy Horsley, Brenda Jewell, Mike Josephson, Rosemary Joy, Eva Layton, Rod Macneil, Elena del Mercato, Ralph Moran, Inge Neilson, Marion Potts, Matthias Schack-Arnott, and Freya Schack-Arnott

Photo © Daisy Noyes

Read a recent review of this beautiful recording.