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Calling the turtles in : flute solo

by Frank Millward (1984)

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Performance by Emma Knott from the CD From a bridge of dreams

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From a bridge of dreams / Emma Knott: flute, David Miller: piano

Library shelf no. CD 1682 [Available for loan]

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Score & Part

From a bridge of dreams : 22 flute and piano works by Australian composers.

Library shelf no. 788.32/FRO 1 [Not for loan]

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Work Overview

The ideal performance site for this work would be on a beach at dawn - the sound of the flute and the incoming tide become one.

Work Details

Year: 1984

Instrumentation: If the work is performed with sound reinforcement a longish resonant reverb is recommended.

Duration: 3 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Challenging

Contents note: This is a one movement piece.

Commission note: Commissioned with funds provided by Australia Council.. The piece 'Calling In The Turtles' is from the site specific work VULTURE CULTURE commissioned in this version by the Australia Council in 1987 - original commission was for the Henley Festival 1984.

First performance: by TN Theatre Company, Queensland Theatre Orchestra, John Curro, Hilary Westlake — 1987. Princess Theatre South Brisbane

From the site specific dance theatre work Vulture Culture.


Performances of this work

13 Aug 2015: at Visual Music (Harold Lobb Concert Hall, Newcastle Conservatorium of Music). Featuring Sally Walker.

1987: Princess Theatre South Brisbane. Featuring TN Theatre Company, Queensland Theatre Orchestra, John Curro, Hilary Westlake.

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