SM0681 I Did Not Die

I Did Not Die
Sue Rothstein

Cover imageAdvanced piece for 1 or 2 Pedal Harps, Voice and Optional Improvising Dancer.

I Did Not Die is a setting of the Poem "Do Not Stand by my Grave and Weep" attributed to Mary Elizabeth Frye originally composed for Voice and Pedal Harp by Sue Rothstein in 1996 and dedicated to her late mother Dorothy.

The World Première of the extended version for Voice and two Pedal Harps (with additional 18 bars for the harps) was given in 2007 at the Camac Days Festival, Trinity Laban Conservatoire London with soprano Maya Sapone, harpists Claire Iselin & Sue Rothstein, and dancer Claudia Giordano.

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I Did Not Die
Sue Rothstein

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Harp Part Version 1 for Voice & Pedal Harp
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Harp Part Version 2 for Voice & Two Pedal Harps
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Library Information

Title: I Did Not Die
Contents: Single work for Voice and Harp(s)
Composed / Arranged by: Sue Rothstein
Instrumentation: 1 or 2 Pedal Harps, Voice (Mezzo-Soprano or Soprano)
+Optional Improvising Dancer
Level: Advanced
Format: A4 stapled score and parts (set)
Weight: 140gm
ISBN: 9790570463770
Our Ref: SM0681
Publisher: Music Magination / Creighton's Collection
Edition/Year: June 2021
Origin: UK