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Automaton (solo double bass)

by Elizabeth Jigalin (2023)

Work Overview

This piece was commissioned and premiered by Will Hansen to celebrate his new double bass "Kashtan" created by luthier Matthew Tucker (Bresque Basses). Inspired by a workshop with Will, the piece's material is derived from fragments of Bach's 'Cello Suite No. 2' and the mechanical rhythms of automatons.

Work Details

Year: 2023

Instrumentation: Double bass.

Duration: 8 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Commission note: Commissioned by Will Hansen.

First performance: by Will Hansen — 14 Jul 23. Greenhouse Studios, Petersham NSW

Performances of this work

14 Jul 23: Greenhouse Studios, Petersham NSW. Featuring Will Hansen.

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