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Above ground : Karak

by Robert Davidson (2007)

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Performance by Karak Percussion, Topology from the CD Selected works by AMC represented artists

This sample is of the Septets: Saxophone, marimba, vibraphone, piano, violin, viola, double bass version of this work

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Version: This product features the Septets: Saxophone, marimba, vibraphone, piano, violin, viola, double bass version of this work

Library shelf no. CD 2370 [Available for loan]

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Above ground : (Karak) / Robert Davidson

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Work Overview

This work started life as a concerto for two percussionists and orchestra. It is remade as a chamber work here, and generally has a great response from live audiences for its excitement, colour and melodic focus.

Work Details

Year: 2007

Instrumentation: Percussion (2 players), 2 violins, viola, cello, piano.

Duration: 20 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Rhythmically challenging; use of vibraphone bows

Dedication note: Dedicated to Kevin Man, Kerryn Joyce

Commission note: Original concerto commissioned by the Brisbane Symphony Orchestra with funds from the Australia Council

Influences on this work include Terry Riley, and 1970s cop shows.

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Performances of this work

6 May 2012: at From Small Things Grow (Brisbane Powerhouse). Featuring Clocked Out, Topology.

6 May 12: Brisbane Powerhouse, QLD. Featuring Topology.

29 May 2010: at ... Live Attitude (Thomas Dixon Centre). Featuring Topology.

28 May 2010: at ... Live Attitude (Thomas Dixon Centre). Featuring Topology.

27 May 2010: at ... Live Attitude (extra show announced) (Thomas Dixon Centre). Featuring Topology.

22 May 2010: at ... Live Attitude (Thomas Dixon Centre). Featuring Topology.

21 May 2010: at ... Live Attitude (Thomas Dixon Centre). Featuring Topology.

18 May 2010: at ... Live Attitude (Thomas Dixon Centre). Featuring Topology.

15 May 2010: at ... Live Attitude (Thomas Dixon Centre). Featuring Topology.

14 May 2010: at ... Live Attitude (Thomas Dixon Centre). Featuring Topology.

27 Nov 2009: at Sound on sound (Enmore Theatre).

21 Nov 2009: at Sound on sound (Brisbane Powerhouse).

21 Nov 2009: at Sound on sound (Brisbane Powerhouse).

20 Nov 2009: at Sound on sound (Brisbane Powerhouse).

27 Oct 08: Brisbane Powerhouse, QLD. Featuring Karak Percussion, Topology.

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