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Snow rising : for string quartet

by Katherine Rawlings (2001, this version: 2014)

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Performance by Lindsay Gilroy from the CD Lucid dreaming

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Lucid dreaming : a concert of works / by Katherine Rawlings

Version: This product features the Solo Piano version of this work

Library shelf no. CD 1729 [Available for loan]

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Work Overview

Reflective of a struggle with cancer, this piece moves through several different moods: sadness, frustration, celebration of life, the waiting and finally, snow rising. The snow, symbolising a spirit of beauty and light, evaporates and rises up into the sky, finding peace and rest.

Work Details

Year: 2001, this version: 2014

Instrumentation: 2 violins, viola, cello.

Duration: 5 min.

Difficulty: Medium — Grade 6 AMEB

Dedication note: For Alison McKie and family

The composer notes: Stylistically this music is influenced by Chopin, Debussy and Michael Nyman.

Performances of this work

5 Mar 2017: at An Afternoon of Music - Summer Edition (St Mark's Anglican Church (Templestowe)). Featuring Linus Ensemble.

26 Feb 2017: at An Afternoon At St Linus - Summer Edition 2017 (St Linus Church (Coburg North)). Featuring Linus Ensemble.

30 May 06: “Music by contemporary Australian and English Composers” at The Church of Transfiguration, Toronto, Canada. Featuring Trinity Chamber Ensemble.

10 Feb 06: Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Featuring Lindsay Gilroy.

25 Nov 04: Post Grad Composers Orchestra at Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music

25 Oct 01: 'Composers 2001: New Works by Katherine Rawlings, Damien Mizzi and Tony Tenace', held in Melba Hall, University of Melbourne. Featuring Rowan Vince.

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