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Two views from Hastings

Sheet Music: Performance Parts

Two views from Hastings : for string quintet or string orchestra / Don Kay.

by Don Kay (1994)

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  • Instrumentation: 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass; or string orchestra.

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Moonlight Ridge
'Moonlight Ridge' is located in the far south of Tasmania. Its very name conjures up a sense of mystery and obscure romance. My single movement work was written in response to the moonlit image of the snow-covered ridge gleaming in the distance across the dark, still waters of Hastings Bay.
Duration = approx. 9-10 mins.
Bush Tapestry
From the hill-side overlooking Hastings Bay, one can see many patterns and colours in the bushlands and forests, near and far, right to the distant mountains. Some are light in colour and texture; some much darker. Some intimately detailed; some, more distant, with a sense of grandeur. Overall, there is much variety in the multi layered intricate patterning and a great sense of wild, untamed nature. This work, also in one movement, was conceived as a companion piece to follow 'Moonlight Ridge', or be performed independently, as preferred.
Duration = approx. 5 mins.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 set of 5 performance parts (33p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced

Duration: 15 mins

Contents note:

Moonlight ridge -- Bush tapestry.

Bush tapestry: "Composed as a gift to the Louisiana Sinfonietta".

Moonlight ridge: "Commissioned by Virtuosi Tasmania, for performance by the Tasman Quartet and double bass, with the assistance of Arts Tasmania".

Typeset edition.

This edition produced 2015.

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