Sheet Music: Score
Veni sancte spiritus - veni creator / Jennifer Fowler.
by Jennifer Fowler (1979)
The plainsong Veni Creator Spiritus and the Dunstable
motet of the same title as this piece, are used as the starting
points for an exploration of a process of "built-in
A canon has always been an "echo device", but in this piece the canonic voices proceed at fluctuating speeds, so that the time relationship between the voices is constantly shifting.
Throughout the piece, a single line is used, but decorated and smudged outwards in such a way that the resulting sound can be directionized and shaped.
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (20p. -- A4 (landscape))
Duration: 11 min.
First performance 13 Sep 72. Gaudeamus International Music Week, the Netherlands
Includes directions for performance.
Words are the hymn 'Veni Sancte Spiritus'.
Commended in Competition for Women Composers, GEDOK, Mannheim, Germany, 1976.
Selected for performance at ISCM World Music Days, Brussels, 1981.
This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.
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