Sheet Music: Score
Garden of souls / Colin Spiers.
by Colin Spiers (2011)
This work is a memorial piece for the young Australian violinist,
Richard Pollett who was killed in a tragic cycing accident in
Brisbane on September 27, 2011.
It is a highly atmospheric piece that uses stylized birdsong and a quotation of the chorale Es is Genug to create a highly charged emotional statement about loss and acceptance.
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (24p. -- A4 (portrait))
Difficulty: Advanced — requires excellent intonation, good control of harmonics and part balance
Duration: 9 mins
Dedicated to Richard Pollett
Includes performance note.
The composer notes the following about the work:
Somewhat influenced by the compositional processes of Panufnik, the work features layering and quotation to add contextual depth to this memorial piece.
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