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Thousands of Bundled Straw...

Event

Thousands of Bundled Straw...

  • Date: Thursday, 12 February 2009, 10:30pm
  • Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre, Primrose Potter Salon — Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
  • Tickets: $30-$50 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333

Event Details

David Young is preoccupied with exploring the relationship between sound and image, employing intricate and often miniature formats in unconventional settings. The music has been variously described as 'musical origami', 'an aural equivalent of seeing a world in a grain of sand'.

This major song-cycle is inspired by an ancient myth of the Temple of the Healing Eyes in far-western Japan and features five eggs, 12 instrumentalists and soprano Deborah Kayser.

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

Thousands of bundled straw : movements one to seven (2005) by David Young
— performed by Libra Ensemble and Deborah Kayser

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