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The journey of light and shade : (Die Reise von Licht und Schatten)

by Richard Charlton (2015)

Journey of light and shade


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Work Overview

A guitar ensemble work in two movements, slow/fast.

Work Details

Year: 2015

Instrumentation: Guitar ensemble - 3 guitars, bass guitar.

Duration: 8 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: 1. The Traveller . . . (Der Reisende) -- 2. Together. . . (Zusammen).

Commission note: Commissioned by Christian Moritz for the Jugend Guitaren Orchester, Hamburg, Germany

First performance: by Youth Guitar Orchestra of Hamburg, Christian Moritz — 3 Oct 15. 9th Landesorchester Competition, Laeiszhalle Hamburg, Germany

The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc associated with this work:
contemporary rhythms in "pop" style. Percussion effects in 2nd Movt.

Performances of this work

3 Nov 16: 7th Hamburg International Guitar Festival, Freie Akademie der Kunste, Oberstrasser 120, Eintritt, Hamburg, Germany. Featuring Jugend Gitarren Orchester - Hamburg, Christian Moritz.

7 Jan 16: Diminished 7 (2016 Summer School Tutor's concert), Packer Theatre, Ascham School, Edgecliff NSW. Featuring Giuseppe Zangari, Raffaele Agostino, Janet Agostino, Christopher Keane, Richard Charlton, Vincent Lindsey-Clark, Paul Svoboda.

3 Oct 15: 9th Landesorchester Competition, Laeiszhalle Hamburg, Germany. Featuring Christian Moritz, Youth Guitar Orchestra of Hamburg.

20 Sep 15: Leo Kestenberg Music School, Grunewaldstr, Berlin, Germany. Featuring Christian Moritz, Youth Guitar Orchestra of Hamburg.

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