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Clocks : for 20 musicians and tape

by Elena Kats-Chernin (1993)

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Performance by Sydney Alpha Ensemble, David Stanhope from the CD Clocks

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Clocks / Elena Kats-Chernin ; Sydney Alpha Ensemble.

Library shelf no. CD 412 [Available for loan]



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Clocks : for 20 musicians and tape (CD or DA88) / Elena Kats-Chernin

Library shelf no. Q 785.29219/KAT 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1993

Instrumentation: Flute (doubling piccolo), oboe, clarinet, soprano saxophone, bassoon (doubling contrabassoon), horn, trumpet, trombone, 2 percussionists, harp, 2 pianos, 3 violins, 2 violas, cello, double bass, tape.

Duration: 21 min.

Difficulty: Medium

Commission note: Commissioned for Ensemble Modern.. Commissioned by Zentrum fur Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe 1993

First performance: by Ensemble Modern, Braxton Blake — 7 Nov 93. The Center for Arts and Media Technology during the 3rd Karlsuhe Multimedia Festival, Germany.

Requires amplification for strings absolutely, for woodwind very desirably, for the rest ideally as well.


Program note: Elena Kats-Chernin's "Clocks"
by Symphony Services

Article: Notable Success
by Kelly Burke — © John Fairfax Holdings
Source: Source: Sydney Morning Herald, 19 December 1998, Spectrum, pp.3

Article: Sound of music for Sunday's silent stars
by Iain Shedden — © News Limited
Source: Source: The Australian, 3 June 2005, pp.19

Book: Understanding influence : intertextuality in music, a new approach to old issues / by Serena Armstrong.

Kit: Clocks : the music of Elena Kats-Chernin / devised by Stephen Lalor.

Performances of this work

7 Nov 93: The Center for Arts and Media Technology during the 3rd Karlsuhe Multimedia Festival, Germany.. Featuring Ensemble Modern, Braxton Blake.

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