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Song : Viola quartet (Hymnus ante Somnus)

by Simon Reade (2006, this version: 2021)

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Work Overview

Song was composed originally for voices in 2002 as Hymnus ante Somnus. An arrangement for saxophone quartet arrangement was done in 2006 and first performed by the Island Saxophone Quartet. There are also arrangements for clarinet and brass quartet.

Work Details

Year: 2006, this version: 2021

Instrumentation: 4 Violas.

Duration: 4 min.

Difficulty: Medium

Dedication note: Dedicated to Don Kay

Written for: Damien Holloway

Originally composed for chorus in 2002, this version of my 'Song' was done on invitation from Damien Holloway for his group, Four Violas, in 2021.



Performances of this work

2 Oct 21: City Baptist Church, Launceston, TAS. Featuring Four Violas.

30 Jul 2017: at In Music, In Stillness (Holy Trinity Church, Launceston). Featuring Tasmanian Clarinet Quartet.

5 Mar 2017: at Tasmanian Clarinet Quartet LX Concert (Sawtooth ARI). Featuring Tasmanian Clarinet Quartet.

3 Aug 08: Clarendon House, Evandale, Tasmania. Featuring University of Tasmania Clarinet Quartet.

7 Jun 08: Rosny Barn Gallery, Tasmania. Featuring Island Saxophone Quartet.

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