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X-ray baby : for improvising orchestra

by Caerwen Martin (2011)

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Performance by Timothy Phillips, Arcko Symphonic Ensemble from the CD X-ray baby

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Library shelf no. CD 2515 [Not for loan]

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Library shelf no. 784.3/MAR 3 [Available for loan]

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Work Overview

This hand-drawn, graphic score for improvising orchestra is based on X-ray images of my daughter's hips and lungs. Visual material from the x-rays have been used as musical material for the score.

Work Details

Year: 2011

Instrumentation: Flute, cor anglais, clarinet E flat, bassoon, horn in F, trumpet in C, trombone, drum set, percussion, piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass.

Duration: 10 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — graphic score improvisation

Dedication note: "for my girls"

First performance: by Timothy Phillips, Arcko Symphonic Ensemble — 2 Nov 13. Northcote Town Hall, VIC

The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc associated with this work:
new music, free jazz


Performances of this work

19 Mar 2016: at Melbourne Made (Church of All Nations). Featuring Arcko Symphonic Ensemble, Timothy Phillips.

2 Nov 13: Northcote Town Hall, VIC. Featuring Timothy Phillips, Arcko Symphonic Ensemble.

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