Sheet Music: Score
Neikos : for orchestra / Edward Primrose.
by Edward Primrose (2011)
The name Νεῖκος is an Ancient Greek word for 'strife' and is one half of the principle proposed by the philosopher Empedocles in 5th Century BCE, his balancing word being 'love'. This principle is key to Empedocles' cosmology and his cycle of natural forces, together with the four natural elements of earth, water, fire and air.
This orchestral work is one of several musical creations that were influenced by and composed during development of the cine-music-theatre work The Wife of Empedocles and which have now taken on their own identity.
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (33p. -- A3 (portrait))
Difficulty: Advanced — Requires ensemble rhythmic precision
Duration: 10 min.
Includes brief programme note.
Revised in 2015
This edition produced 2015.
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