A dusky lullaby for Zoe : for flute and live electronics
by Ron Nagorcka (2006)
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Library shelf no. 785.46612/NAG 5 [Available for loan]
This piece celebrates the birth of the composer's first grandchild. It features the plaintive calls of the Dusky Robin - a bird that occurs only in Tasmania. The other electronic sounds are also all derived from these calls, and then arranged in a scale that uses 30 tones in the octave (compared to the usual 12).
Instrumentation: Flute, 5 octave midi keyboard controlling a computer.
Duration: 6 min.
Difficulty: Medium — Student.
Dedication note: This piece celebrates the birth of the composer's first grandchild Zoe Nagorcka, on December 6, 2006.
The electronic sounds are all derived from the calls of the Dusky Robin.
- Has as subject/About: Birdsong
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