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Bee-Sharp Honeybee : string orchestra

by Rae Howell (2017)

Also known as: Miniatures

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The Australian Music Centre's catalogue does not include any recordings or sheet music of this work. This entry is for information purposes only.

It is listed in our catalogue because an event featuring a performance of this work was included in our calendar of Australian music. Details of this performance are listed below.

Work Overview

Bee-Sharp Honeybee is a music-science creation project exploring and magnifying the subtle sounds of the bee buzz, where scientific data in the form of field recordings and frequency graphs were used to compose new music for string quartet.

Work Details

Year: 2017

First performance: by Sunwrae String Orchestra, Rae Howell at Bee-Sharp Honeybee (Natimuk Frinj Festival, Natimuk Silos ) on 2 Nov 2019

A combination of experimental, improvised and notated music with hand-illustrated graphic scores, exploring rhythm and pitch variations of a day in the life of bees.


Performances of this work

2 Nov 2019: at Bee-Sharp Honeybee (Natimuk Frinj Festival, Natimuk Silos ). Featuring Sunwrae String Orchestra, Rae Howell.

27 Jul 2017: at The Pollinator Party (Lyndale Park Gardens (Minneapolis, USA)). Featuring Laurels String Quartet.

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