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...out of obscurity

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...out of obscurity : for extended piano / by Elliott Gyger.

by Elliott Gyger (2011)

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  • Instrumentation: Piano. The piece uses extended techniques, including: preparation, wedging of the sostenuto pedal, and plucking, striking and scraping the strings.
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    Performance by Zubin Kanga from the CD Piano inside out


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… out of obscurity conjures forth music from the hidden spaces between things - common notes linking large chords, interference patterns generated by polyrhythmic layering, and combinations of piano sonorities, both conventional and unconventional.
The piece unfolds as a kaleidoscopic chain of brief overlapping sections, grouped into two distinct phases. The first phase forces diverse materials together with constant swirling energy, creating maximal timbral variety within the piano's middle register. The introduction of sonorous low bass notes triggers the open spaces of the second phase, which explores contrasting qualities of resonance - both acoustic and expressive.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (21p. -- A4 (landscape))

Difficulty: Advanced

Duration: 10 mins

Commissioned by Zubin Kanga.

First performance by Zubin Kanga at Piano: Inside/Out (Canberra) (RR3, ANU School of Music) on 22 Jul 2011

Includes performance notes.

Typeset edition.

ISMN: 979-0-720117-50-8

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