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Linn Linnaeus

Sheet Music: Performance Parts

Linn Linnaeus : duet for violin and guitar / Marian Budos.

by Marián Budoš (2007)

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  • Instrumentation: Violin, classical guitar.
  • Audio Sample

    Performance by John Couch, Judith Hickel from the CD Ask me tomorrow


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Linn Linnaeus was written to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the birth of the Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus, the father of modern plant and animal classification. The commission came from violinist Judith Hickel and guitarist John Couch, who were asked by the Swedish Embassy in Canberra to prepare a programme of music for the opening of the Linnaeus Garden at the festival of flowers, Floriade in Canberra in September 2007.

The concert programme was titled 'The Four Seasons of Sweden'. This became the structure of this piece: four movements, each representing one season of Linnaeus's life.

This is a contemporary composition full of driving rhythms and modulating harmonies and melodies interwoven with slow reflective melancholic passages

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 set of 2 performance parts (18p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced — Rhythmically intricate 1st mvt, very fast 2nd and 3rd movements, slow reflective 4th mvt.

Duration: 10 mins

Contents note:

1. Poet or Botanist? (Spring) -- 2.Trip To Lapland (Summer) -- 3.Gardens of Uppsala (Autumn) -- 4. Raindrops in the Cathedral (Winter).

Commission info: Commissioned by Judith Hickel, John Couch.

First performance by Judith Hickel, John Couch — 27 Sep 07. Wesley Music Centre, Forrest, ACT

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