Sheet Music: Score
Dances to the night sky : three guitar trios / Amanda Handel.
by Amanda Handel (1999)
This set of three pieces calls for a strong rhythmic and percussive approach (particularly the first and third). Vital tight ensemble work is imperative to realise the dance nature & character. The second piece is more reflective and hypnotic. All three movements draw on the use of standard extended techniques and include asymmetric meters.
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (19p. -- B4 (portrait))
Difficulty: Advanced — Advanced students or professional ensemble. Rhythmic demands.
Duration: 15 min.
Contents note: I. Half moon of gold -- II. Stellar motion -- III. Saturnalia.
First performance by Sydney Guitar Trio — Jul 99. Darwin International Guitar Festival
First performance by Sydney Guitar Trio at the Darwin International Guitar Festival, 5 July 1999.
Commissioned by Sydney Guitar Trio for Darwin International Guitar Festival 1999.
Includes programme and performance notes.
Influenced by instrumental string playing in Spanish Flamenco and Eastern European traditional musics.
This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.
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