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Surface tension

Sheet Music: Score

Surface tension : for solo guitar / Richard Charlton.

by Richard Charlton (1998)

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  • Instrumentation: Guitar.
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    Performance by Belinda Webster, Tim Kain from the CD Mirrors of fire


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Surface Tension was written for Timothy Kain and premiered by him in March 1999. The title alludes to liquids and the unstable tension of their surface-film. The music begins with an underlying tension, this builds up and then breaks-out in the second half of the piece. Formally the work is in three sections; an opening 'toccata', then a sort of pent-up 'moto perpetuo' that leads to a free 'passacaglia' over a ground bass. The 'ground' is actually the opening passage of the toccata!

— Richard Charlton, June 1999

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (7p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced

Duration: 5 mins

Contents note:

In 3 sections.

Dedicated to Tim Kain

Commissioned by Tim Kain.

First performance by Tim Kain — 12 Mar 99. Brunswick Festival, Melbourne

Includes programme note.

Typeset edition.

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Mirrors of fire
CD: Mirrors of fire : Australian guitar originals / Timothy Kain, guitar.

Surface tension
MP3: Surface tension / Richard Charlton ; performed by Tim Kain


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