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String quintet (quintets: 2 violins, 2 violas, cello)

by Gordon Kerry (2012)

String quintet

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Score

String quintet / Gordon Kerry.

Library shelf no. 785.715/KER 1 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

The quintet is single movement work that falls into five continuous sections, of which the odd-numbered sections are slow and contrapuntal, while the even-numbered ones are faster and more unpredictable.

Work Details

Year: 2012

Instrumentation: 2 violins, 2 violas, cello.

Duration: 15 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Dedication note: Dedicated to Kim and Catherine

Commission note: Commissioned by Kim Williams for performance by Musica Viva Australia.

First performance: by Kuss Quartet, Naoko Shimizu at Kuss Quartet & Naoko Shimizu (City Recital Hall Angel Place) on 17 Sep 2012

Winner of 'Work of the Year: Instrumental' in the 2013 APRA/Australian Music Centre Art Music Awards

Awards & Prizes

Year Award Placing Awarded for/to
2013 Art Music Awards: Work of the Year: Instrumental Winner Gordon Kerry

Analysis

Resonate article: 2013 Art Music Awards - winners announced by Australian Music Centre

Performances of this work

29 Sep 2012: at Kuss Quartet & Naoko Shimizu (City Recital Hall Angel Place). Featuring Kuss Quartet, Naoko Shimizu.

27 Sep 2012: at Kuss Quartet & Naoko Shimizu (Newcastle Conservatorium Concert Hall). Featuring Naoko Shimizu, Kuss Quartet.

26 Sep 2012: at Kuss Quartet & Naoko Shimizu (QPAC Concert Hall). Featuring Kuss Quartet, Naoko Shimizu.

24 Sep 2012: at Kuss Quartet & Naoko Shimizu (Perth Concert Hall). Featuring Kuss Quartet, Naoko Shimizu.

22 Sep 2012: at Kuss Quartet & Naoko Shimizu (Elisabeth Murdoch Hall). Featuring Naoko Shimizu, Kuss Quartet.

21 Sep 2012: at Kuss Quartet & Naoko Shimizu (Adelaide Town Hall). Featuring Naoko Shimizu, Kuss Quartet.

20 Sep 2012: at Kuss Quartet & Naoko Shimizu (Llewellyn Hall ANU School of Music). Featuring Kuss Quartet, Naoko Shimizu.

18 Sep 2012: at Kuss Quartet & Naoko Shimizu (Elisabeth Murdoch Hall). Featuring Kuss Quartet, Naoko Shimizu.

17 Sep 2012: at Kuss Quartet & Naoko Shimizu (City Recital Hall Angel Place). Featuring Kuss Quartet, Naoko Shimizu.

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