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Oak

Sheet Music: Performance Parts

Oak : for viola and cello / Me-Lee Hay.

by Me-Lee Hay (2018)

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  • Instrumentation: Cello, viola.
  • Audio Sample

    Performance by Bonita Silva, Therese Underwood from the CD Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 116.

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This piece was written as as response to the beautiful poem by Deb Westbury that speaks of the stately Oak tree that stands proudly at the Varuna Writers Centre, Blue Mountains. Varuna is recognised as Australia's pre-eminent institution for writing development, and is central to a thriving community and is in partnership with CreateNSW and Australia Council for the Arts.

'Oak', by Deb Westbury

There is only this one hour of stillness
before dark
and the trunk of the great oak
taking up all the window,
standing
in the rain.

Once I wrapped it with my arms
and pressed an ear against it
listening hard;
to the sound of water
seeping through moss and ferns
gathering into cascades
and rivulets
singing over stones.

And all of this ascending,
as if the oak was a long well
from which the sky drew
music and water
to itself.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 set of 2 performance parts (11p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Medium

Duration: 8 min.

Commission info: Commissioned as part of the Penrith City Council DiG (Digital) Arts Maker program

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Score: Oak : for viola and cello / Me-Lee Hay.

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Score [ePDF]: Oak : for viola and cello [eScore] / Me-Lee Hay.

Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 116.
CD: Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 116.

This work also exists as the following versions:
- Duos: 2 Cellos

 

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