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Unusual words : for chamber ensemble

by Melody Eötvös (2013)

Unusual words


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Unusual words : for chamber ensemble / Melody Eötvös.

Library shelf no. 785.3414/EOT 1 [Not for loan]

Work Overview

This composition is based on four obscure and endangered words that have been illustrated by twin brothers James and Michael Fitzgerald of Ireland (also known as Project Twins). The intensity of the visual interpretations and the brevity with which you can effectively experience them were ideal for pairing with sound.

Work Details

Withdrawn: the composer has withdrawn this work and it is no longer available for sale or public performance. Materials held in the Australian Music Centre's collection are for reference and research purposes only.

Year: 2013

Instrumentation: Violin, bass clarinet, percussion, piano.

Duration: 12 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: 1. Gorgonize -- 2. Hamartia -- 3. Tarantism -- 4. Yonderly

Commission note: Commissioned by Soundstream Collective.. Commissioned as part of the winning Soundstream Collective Young Composers Award.

First performance: 23 Aug 13. Madley Performance Space, Kintore Avenue, University of Adelaide.

Performances of this work

23 Aug 13: Madley Performance Space, Kintore Avenue, University of Adelaide.

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