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Morning star

Sheet Music: Score

Morning star : for string orchestra / Paul Stanhope.

by Paul Stanhope (1992)

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  • Instrumentation: String orchestra.
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    Performance by Australian String Quartet from the CD Selected works by AMC represented artists

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Morning Star is the first in a series of three chamber pieces whose material is partly derived from Aboriginal clan from central Arnhem Land. This piece refers obliquely to a melody called "Morning Star" which is presented in a simple, song-like arrangement in the first movement, fragmented into insistent ostinatos in the second and subsequently transformed into a frenetic dance in 7/8 for the final movement. The use of this material is in no way an overt attempt to present something 'Australian' nor to represent Aboriginal culture: Morning Star, my first piece for ensemble, is a personal musical response to the rich tradition of indigenous music making in the Northern Territory.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (23p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Medium — Amateur/student orchestras.

Duration: 9 mins

Arranged upon request for the MLC School chamber orchestra

In 3 movements

Typeset edition.

ISMN: M-67300-108-4

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