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OverFlow : for oboe, trumpet/piccolo trumpet, trombone and percussion

by Dominik Karski (2006)

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Performance by Elision Ensemble from the CD Selected works by AMC represented artists

Selected works by AMC represented artists


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Selected works by AMC represented artists : vol. 3.

Library shelf no. CD 2130 [Available for loan]



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OverFlow : for oboe, trumpet/piccolo trumpet, trombone and percussion / Dominik Karski

Library shelf no. Q 785.5314/KAR 1 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

The material is made up of small elements, mostly sounds articulated with short percussive attacks, that seem to be cut off before they are able to resonate and decay. The small elements within the material are like fragments randomly detached from a larger body as a result of turbulence or boiling - as if the work was made up of remnants that were spat out by the substance they came from.

Work Details

Year: 2006

Instrumentation: Oboe, trumpet/piccolo trumpet, trombone, percussion.

Duration: 8 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Dedication note: Dedicated to Elision Ensemble. Dedicated to ELISION on the occasion of their 20th anniversary.

Commission note: Commissioned by Elision Ensemble with funds provided by Australia Council, Arts WA.

First performance: by Elision Ensemble — 26 May 07.

OverFlow was composed as part of a project involving a large-scale work 'The Source Within', which integrates a succession of three quartet-structures and a simultaneously unfolding piano solo; this quartet is the third in that succession, and is performable as a self-contained work.

Performances of this work

7 Jun 2010: at CODEX (Hall 2, Kings Place). Featuring Elision Ensemble.

26 May 07: featuring Elision Ensemble.

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