Three Cities in the Life of Dr. Norman Bethune

Timothy Brady

Year

2002-2003


Duration

45'


Instrumentation

baritone solo - saxophone, electric guitar (with electronics), piano, percussion, string quartet - tape


Genre

Guitar in the Ensemble


Text/Libretto

Text from Norman Bethune, Dorthey Lisevsay, Raphael Alberti, Lu Xun, and A.J. Smith.


Commission

Radio-Canada for the Bradyworks ensemble


Comment

The work is a portait of the last five years inthe life of Canadian surgeon, political activist and humanitarian Norman Bethune, who died in 1939 in China.


Source

composer website;