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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.

Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 101.

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Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 101.

Library shelf no. CD 2975 [Available for loan]

à l'aube

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Score

à l'aube : Dawn, for guitar / Kirsten Milenko.

Library shelf no. 787.87/MIL 1 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

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.

Work Details

Year: 2016

Instrumentation: Guitar.

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

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Performances of this work

13 Nov 16: National Arboretum, Canberra. Featuring Matthew Withers.

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