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Gouttes d'un sang etranger (spoken voice with chamber ensemble and pre-recorded sound)

by Felicity Wilcox (2014)

Also known as: Drops of foreign blood

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Work Details

Year: 2014

Instrumentation: Viola da gamba, saxophones: baritone/tenor/alto/soprano, spoken word, CD with electronic interludes, laptop running video and stills for AV.

Duration: 70 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Virtuosic passages, Baroque performance practice required, interaction with multimedia.

Dedication note: For my grandmother, Valerie Louat

Commission note: World premiere performance commissioned by Vivid Sydney and Seymour Centre, for New Wave Sound, June 2014

First performance: by Anthea Cottee, Nathan Henshaw, Felicity Wilcox — Jun 14. Vivid-New Wave Sound, Seymour Centre, Sydney

The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc associated with this work:
Baroque, French Suite, Marin Marais, new music, multimedia, interdisciplinary.

Contains quotation and 'recomposition' of Marin Marais's piece, "Suite d'un Gout Etranger" 1717.

Performances of this work

Jun 14: Vivid-New Wave Sound, Seymour Centre, Sydney. Featuring Anthea Cottee, Nathan Henshaw, Felicity Wilcox.

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