Sheet Music: Score
Ku : version for shakuhachi, flute or alto flute, or oboe / Richard David Hames.
by Richard David Hames (1979)
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (15p. -- A3 (portrait))
Duration: 18 min.
Original choreography utilised highly stylised movements adapted from Noh dram, T'ai Chi, Bharata Natyah and Bugaku.
Revised version 1984.
Copyright held by R. Hames.
"...commissioned by the Faculty of Music of the University of Melbourne under the terms of the Albert H. Maggs Award for Musical Composition" -- p. [i].
Amplification of the solo instrument is required.
"The first performance of Ku was given by Anthony Gray ina version for solo recorder at the University of Melbourne. The first performance of the multiple-delay version was given by Baldrick Deerenberg in the Steielijk Museum, Amsterdam, on 8 September 1980, as part of the International Gaudeamus Festival" -- p. [i].
This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.
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