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Confession 2 : for descant recorder, violin and electronics

by Damian Barbeler (2006)

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Performance by Lamorna Nightingale from the CD Eat chocolate and cry

This sample is of the Flute with pre-recorded sound version of this work

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Eat chocolate and cry : Australian flute music 1999-2009 / [performed by] Christine Draeger, Lamorna Nightingale, Jocelyn Edey Fazzone.

Version: This product features the Flute with pre-recorded sound version of this work

Library shelf no. CD 2042 [Available for loan]

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Confession 2 : for descant recorder, violin and electronics / Damian Barbeler.

Library shelf no. 785.4412/BAR 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Overview

This Confession is a portrait depicting the emotion of a character in confession. We know little about this character. We can only guess from the musical lines and the emotion therein what has transpired in the past.
There are two levels of consciousness here: superficial sentiments of the character are expressed by the live instrument - we hear surface emotions of regret, guilt, contrition etc. These emotions are betrayed in the electronics however by darker, contradictory instincts.

Work Details

Year: 2006

Instrumentation: Descant recorder, violin, pre-recorded sound.

Duration: 6 min.

Difficulty: Medium

Performances of this work

11 May 2018: at Fluteprojekt (St Stephen's Uniting Church (Sydney)).

5 Mar 2010: at Genevieve Lacey (Elder Hall). Featuring Genevieve Lacey.

24 Nov 2009: at Genevieve Lacey (Phipps Hall (Huddersfield)). Featuring Genevieve Lacey.

29 Sep 2009: at Eat Chocolate and Cry (Australian Music Centre).

12 Jul 2009: at Radiophonic sentiments (Art Gallery of New South Wales). Featuring Lamorna Nightingale.

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