Velvet : solo cello and cello octet
by Kate Moore (2010)
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Inspired by the depiction of cloth in Renaissance paintings - movement, vitality and earthiness are captured and distilled within the frame and stillness of the painting. The shades of light and dark are emphasised by the lines and creases where the sun catches its outlines. Where the tactile fabric is inverted, shadows are made darker by the turgid grottos and canyons carved into the tectonic landscape of its folds.
Instrumentation: Solo cello and cello octet.
Duration: 12 min.
Arranged for solo cello and 8 cellos to be performed by one performer or an ensemble.
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Velvet, by Kate Moore
TwoSense live in concert, Ashley Bathgate cello and Lisa Moore piano performing Kate Moore's duo Velvet at (le) Poisson Rouge, New York 1/4/11
- Inspired by: Visual arts works
Performances of this work
28 Aug 2017: at BackStage Music - Ashley Bathgate + the music box project (Creative Space 99). Featuring Ashley Bathgate.
28 Apr 2017: at Uptown/Downtown Dance (Schimmel Center at Pace University (NY, USA)).
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