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Mirrored metaphors

Sheet Music: Performance Parts

Mirrored metaphors / John Spence.

by John Spence (2005)

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  • Instrumentation: String orchestra.

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Mirrored Metaphors is a concert work for String orchestra. It is inspired by the idea of variation technique as a metaphor and elaborates on it. it also consists of a chorale section that returns several times through the piece. After an atmospheric opening, there is a chorale and from there the piece develops into a dance section. once the character and mood of the opening has been replaced with the dramatic energy of the dance section, it returns to the opening solace and fades away.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 set of 5 performance parts (19p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Medium — Suited to Professional/semi amateur orchestra

Duration: 7 mins

Dedicated to Karen Carey

Commissioned by Steel City Strings.

First performance by Steel City Strings, David Pereira — Nov 05. Wollongong Gallery NSW

The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc associated with this work:
Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Carl Vine, Elena Kats-Chernin

Typeset edition.

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