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Melody and elaboration

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Melody and elaboration : for guitar quartet / Richard Vella.

by Richard Vella (1992)

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  • Instrumentation: 4 guitars (treble, 2 standard, bass).
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'Melody and Elaboration' is based on a song originally written in 1981 for the production, The Cheated, produced by the One Extra Dance Company, Sydney at the Cleveland Street Performance Space. In Part 1, the melody forms the basis for the movement's form. In Part 2, fragments of the melody are elaborated upon and developed into new textures.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (23p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced

Duration: 8 min.

Contents note:

Part 1: Melody (Song of Loss) -- Part 2 - Elaboration (Song of Renewal).

Dedication note: Dedicated to Neil Simpson

Commissioned by Guitar Trek with funds provided by Australia Council.

First performance 1992. The Blue Mountains, NSW

Includes performance notes.

Includes original melody for solo guitar.

More information about 'Melody and Elaboration' can be found at the following link - https://www.richardvella.net/melody-elaboration-for-harp-and-string


Typeset edition.

This edition produced Sep 20.

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Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 137
CD: Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 137 / Works by Richard Vella.

This work also exists as the following versions:
- Harp with string orchestra


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