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Work

Butterflying

by Elena Kats-Chernin (2003)

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Performance by Elena Kats-Chernin from the CD Slow food

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- Quintets: Saxophone, 2 violins, viola, cello

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CD

Butterflying : piano music by Elena Kats-Chernin / Tamara-Anna Cislowska, Elena Kats-Chernin.

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CD

Slow food / Elena Kats-Chernin.

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Score & Part

Four light pieces for violin : for violin and piano / Elena Kats-Chernin.

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CD

Blue silence : complete works for string quartet / Elena Kats-Chernin ; Acacia Quartet.

String Quartets Not for loan $POA  

CD

Dreamings / Gondwana Voices ; Lyn Williams & Mark O'Leary, conductors.

Treble Choir with piano Available for loan $POA  

CD

Ragtime & blue / Elena Kats-Chernin.

Violin with piano Available for loan $POA  

CD

Between worlds : music for saxophone & strings / Nick Russoniello and the Acacia Quartet.

Quintets: Saxophone, 2 violins, viola, cello Available for loan $POA  

Score

Piano village : 25 piano solo pieces / Elena Kats-Chernin.

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Score & Part

Butterflying : for string quartet / Elena Kats-Chernin.

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Score

Butterflying : for children's choir and piano / music by Elena Kats-Chernin ; words by Chris Latham.

Treble Choir with piano Available for loan $POA  

CD

Works by Elena Kats-Chernin, Annie Kwok, Christopher Willcock and Richard Mills.

Solo Piano Available for loan Non-Commercial  

Work Overview

Originally a song for children about flying in one's dreams, this lyrical piece tries never to touch the ground. The work was used in the 2003 Rugby World Cup opening ceremony in a version for full orchestra. The origianl text by Christopher Latham refers to 'a fanciful and exhilarating flight'.

Work Details

Year: 2003

Duration: 4-5 min.

Performances of this work

26 Aug 2017: at Chamber Music Gala (Flame Hill Vineyard).

1 Jul 2017: at Blinky Bill (Riverside Theatres, Parramatta). Featuring Ensemble Offspring.

30 Jun 2017: at Blinky Bill (Riverside Theatres, Parramatta). Featuring Ensemble Offspring.

29 Jun 2017: at Blinky Bill (Riverside Theatres, Parramatta). Featuring Ensemble Offspring.

15 May 2016: at ACACIA QUARTET present Blue Silence - string miniatures by Elena Kats-Chernin (Sydney Opera House - Utzon Room). Featuring Acacia Quartet.

6 Dec 2015: at Hansel and Gretel (Sydney Opera House - Utzon Room). Featuring John Martin, Victoria Jacono-Gilmovich.

31 Aug 2014: at Between Worlds (Mosman Art Gallery and Community Centre). Featuring Acacia Quartet.

28 Aug 2014: at Between Worlds (Australian Hall). Featuring Acacia Quartet.

2 Aug 2014: at The Gypsy, The Ghost & Other Tales (Salon - Melbourne Recital Centre). Featuring Streeton Trio.

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