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Garden of souls

Sheet Music: Score

Garden of souls / Colin Spiers.

by Colin Spiers (2011)


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This work is a memorial piece for the young Australian violinist, Richard Pollett who was killed in a tragic cycing accident in Brisbane on September 27, 2011.
It is a highly atmospheric piece that uses stylized birdsong and a quotation of the chorale Es is Genug to create a highly charged emotional statement about loss and acceptance.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (24p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced — requires excellent intonation, good control of harmonics and part balance

Duration: 9 mins

Dedicated to Richard Pollett

Commissioned by David Banney for performance by Hunter Strings.

First performance by Christ Church Camerata, Johannes Fritzsch — 19 Aug 12. Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle NSW

Includes performance note.

The composer notes the following about the work:

Somewhat influenced by the compositional processes of Panufnik, the work features layering and quotation to add contextual depth to this memorial piece.

Typeset edition.

ISMN: 979-0-720130-13-2

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