Transpiration : string quartet
by Fiona Hill (2005)
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This piece is based on the concept of the biological process of transpiration in plants. It is intended to be somehow static yet moving at the same time. With distinct sections representing different moments within the process the work seeks to create a sense of the beauty and peace within nature.
Instrumentation: 2 violins, viola, cello.
Duration: 5 min.
Difficulty: Medium — Whilst minimalist in composition represents some difficulty with unconventional key signatures
First performance: by Langbein String Quartet — 10 Oct 05. Pilgrim Church, Adelaide
The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc associated with this work:
Nature, Minimalism, Post-modernism, Modal
Performances of this work
10 Oct 05: Pilgrim Church, Adelaide. Featuring Langbein String Quartet.
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