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A glimmer of foresight : for small ensemble

by Vincent Giles (2012)

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A glimmer of foresight : for small ensemble / Vincent Giles.

Library shelf no. 785.3217/GIL 1 [Not for loan]

Work Overview

This piece is an exploration of spectralism, defined as the predominant use of timbre for material and structure. The question is - can spectralism inform an approach to improvisation?

Work Details

Year: 2012

Instrumentation: Alto flute, clarinet in A, French horn, violin, cello, piano, percussion (1 player: snare drum and vibraphone).

Duration: 7 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional standard, includes improvisation.

Commission note: Composed for the Arcko Symphonic Project as Ensemble in Residence at Monash University, 2012

First performance: by Arcko Symphonic Ensemble, Timothy Phillips — May 12. Richmond Uniting Church, Melbourne

Winner of the: Brain Art Award for Music, 2012.


Performances of this work

May 12: Richmond Uniting Church, Melbourne. Featuring Arcko Symphonic Ensemble, Timothy Phillips.

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