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Sheet Music: Score

Ku : version for shakuhachi, flute or alto flute, or oboe / Richard David Hames.

by Richard David Hames (1979)

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  • Instrumentation: Shakuhachi or flute or alto flute or oboe, tape-delay system, dancer.
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Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (15p. -- A3 (portrait))

Difficulty: Professional.

Duration: 18 min.

Dedication note: "Ku is dedicated to John Hopkins OBE with friendship and esteem" -- p. [i].

Amplification of the solo instrument is required.

"The first performance of Ku was given by Anthony Gray ina version for solo recorder at the University of Melbourne. The first performance of the multiple-delay version was given by Baldrick Deerenberg in the Steielijk Museum, Amsterdam, on 8 September 1980, as part of the International Gaudeamus Festival" -- p. [i].

"...commissioned by the Faculty of Music of the University of Melbourne under the terms of the Albert H. Maggs Award for Musical Composition" -- p. [i].

Copyright held by R. Hames.

Scarecrow editions.

Revised version 1984.

Original choreography utilised highly stylised movements adapted from Noh dram, T'ai Chi, Bharata Natyah and Bugaku.

This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.

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