à l'aube : Dawn
by Kirsten Milenko (2016)
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Performance by Matthew Withers from the CD Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 101.
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An analysis of light movement - à l'aube demonstrates an understanding of nature and time relations to consider the coming to life of the Australian wilderness at dawn. First performed by Matt Withers for his Australian Music Composition Competition at the Canberra National Arboretum, the piece draws inspiration from Sue Needham's painting 'The Forest' while considering the relations of time learnt to time imposed by the human perception.
Duration: 5 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Rhythmically challenging
Dedication note: Dedicated to Matthew Withers
Commission note: 2016 Matt Withers Australian Music Composition Competition
First performance: by Matthew Withers — 13 Nov 16. National Arboretum, Canberra
The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc associated with this work:
Nature, light, minimalism
The title à l’aube translates to at dawn and details the coming to life of the Australian wilderness at the first light of day.
This work was awarded: 2nd Prize in the Matt Withers Australian Music Composition Competition
Performances of this work
13 Nov 16: National Arboretum, Canberra. Featuring Matthew Withers.
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