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Quête : ritual for a perambulatory percussionist.

by Richard David Hames (1984)



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Quête : ritual for a perambulatory percussionist / Richard David Hames.

Library shelf no. Q 786.8/HAM 1 [Available for loan]

Work Details

Year: 1984

Instrumentation: Percussion (2 tom-toms, 2 bongos, 2 congas, wood-plate drum, 2 timbales, 2 side drums, tenor drum, slit drum, 2 tambourines, 2 wood blocks, 5 temple blocks, 2 bamboo wind chimes, reco-reco, 2 cow bells, 3 metal blocks, large piece of metal scaffolding pipe, 3 Chinese cymbals, 6 suspended cymbals, crash cymbal with sizzles).

Duration: 12 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: Procession -- Masque -- Quete.

Dedication note: Dedicated to my children - Benedict, Emily, Toby, Jessica May and Molly.

Commission note: Commissioned by Peter Neville with funds provided by Australia Council. Music Board.

First performance: by Kaylie Dunstan at Percussion Theatre (Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium of Music) on 26 Feb 2016

Requires costume and action/mime.


Program note: Richard David Hames' "Quete"
by Richard David Hames
Source: the score of this work

Performances of this work

26 Feb 2016: at Percussion Theatre (Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium of Music). Featuring Kaylie Dunstan.

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