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Desperation

Sheet Music: Score

Desperation : for viola solo / Helen Gifford ; copied and edited by Kim Bastin.

by Helen Gifford (2014)

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  • Instrumentation: Viola.

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"The nature of desperation is the idea behind this piece. A life may have many desperations. There are the small ones such as when the water company digs up the old main in your street over a four-week period, using pounding, drilling and roaring machines, while major desperations mark you more permanently and can have a calamitous effect that leaves you without hope. This sometimes leads to hyper-activity, or else its complete opposite, a paralysing numbness. Something of these two extremes, and the stages between, was my thinking for the work" -- Helen Gifford.

Published by: Astra — 1 score (5p. -- Non-standard page size)

First performance by Phoebe Green at Helen Gifford at 80 (Church of All Nations) on 19 Apr 2015

Includes programme note.

Astra Publications No.18.

Typeset edition.

ISMN: 979-0-9009-6403-8

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