The Shield of Achilles (Bird, Melvin Clive)

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Misc. Notes Melvin Bird has asserted his right under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, 1988, to be identified as the composer of this work. Please contact the composer for further information. The composer welcomes any performances and recordings. melvin.bird@hotmail.com
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General Information

Work Title The Shield of Achilles
Alternative. Title An die Nachgeborenen 'An die Uberlebenden' (No.4)
Composer Bird, Melvin Clive
Key Polytonal / Atonal
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Single movement.
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 2013
First Publication. 2013
Librettist Wynstan Hugh Auden (1907–1973)
Language English
Dedication Cefyn Emblyn Evans
Average DurationAvg. Duration 12 minutes.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Voice, alto flute, English horn, bass clarinet (B), bass trombone, tuba, 2 violins, viola, cello, bass

Misc. Comments

This is the fourth section of the cycle: An die Nachgeborenen 'An die Uberlebenden' = To those born later 'To the survivors', [Reflections for those living in harsh times].