Emergence : for mixed flute sextet
by John Peterson (2015)
Score & Part
Library shelf no. 785.83216/PET 1 [Not for loan]
The title of this work reflects the manner in which the music in
each section gradually unfolds and 'emerges' from small embryonic
ideas and cells of musical material. There is also a subtle
suggestion of the word 'emergency', or perhaps in this case more
correctly of 'emerging urgency' which, in the context of the
work, reflects the fast paced energy and rhythmic momentum that
dominates the music in the first and final
Instrumentation: Piccolo, 3 flutes, alto flute, bass flute.
Duration: 7 min.
First performance: by Melissa Doecke, Lauren Gorman, Georgia Williams, Michaud Munday, David Shaw, Peter Sheridan, Elisabeth Hobbs — 4 Oct 15. School of Music, Australian National University, Canberra
The winning entry in the Australian Flute Festival Composition Competition 2015.
Performances of this work
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