Inventing Elena : the music of Elena Kats-Chernin / music resource kit by Mark Grandison
Australian Artists Analysed in this Kit
||Pink breasted robin (2006) by Elena Kats-Chernin|
||Blue silence (2006) by Elena Kats-Chernin|
||Butterflying (2003) by Elena Kats-Chernin and Chris Latham|
||Re-inventions (2004) by Elena Kats-Chernin|
||Eliza aria (2002) by Elena Kats-Chernin|
This kit is designed to enhance the aural and musicological skills of both secondary and tertiary music students. The kit includes an 82-page booklet including background information, score excerpts and activities for students, and a CD of Kats-Chernin's compositions, performed by Kats-Chernin and Sydney Omega Ensemble. Five works have been selected for close analysis and of these, Re-Inventions is the main focus of the kit. Improvisation activities and classroom-styled arrangements are also provided to enable a practical exposure to the compositions. Produced by the Australian Music Centre under license from the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre.
Contents note: Teacher's resource kit booklet (including score samples) -- CD of Kats-Chernin’s compositions, performed by Kats-Chernin and Sydney Omega Ensemble -- Score extract, Re-Inventions for recorder and string quartet, Movements 1-3.
Kit commissioned by Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre (Penrith, NSW)
Covers works 'Re-inventions', 'Blue silence' (cello & piano), 'Eliza aria' (string quartet version), 'Pink breasted robin in silvery light' (clarinet, cello & piano), and 'Butterflying' (piano version). Includes introductory essays, transcript of interview with the composer, and musicology/aural tasks for senior secondary school students.
ISBN for Teacher's booklet: 0-909168-72-8
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