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Lines drawn from silence, op. 55a : for soprano, violin, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano

by Andrew Schultz (2007)

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Performance by Southern Cross Soloists, Natsuko Yoshimoto from the CD Lines drawn from silence

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Work Overview

Lines drawn from silence is a setting of fragments of writings by Sir Isaac Newton, who in spite of reputed crankiness (or worse), said some memorable and moving things in reflecting upon his scientific discoveries.

Work Details

Year: 2007

Instrumentation: Soprano, violin, oboe, clarinet in B flat, bassoon (or cello), horn in F, piano.

Duration: 13 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Written for: Natsuko Yoshimoto

Commission note: Commissioned for Southern Cross Soloists with funds provided by Australia Council. Music Board.

First performance: by Southern Cross Soloists, Natsuko Yoshimoto — 24 Oct 07. Queensland Conservatorium Theatre, Brisbane

Based on fragments of texts by Isaac Newton, from his 'Principia Mathematica' and 'Memoirs'.


Program note: Andrew Schultz's "Line drawn from silence"
by Andrew Schultz
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Performances of this work

8 Oct 2010: at Southern Cross Soloists (Hobart Conservatorium Recital Hall). Featuring Southern Cross Soloists.

13 Aug 2010: at Concert One (A&I Hall). Featuring Southern Cross Soloists, Helen Ayres, Ilya Konovalov.

24 Oct 07: Queensland Conservatorium Theatre, Brisbane. Featuring Southern Cross Soloists, Natsuko Yoshimoto.

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