Picnic at Broken Hill (solo piano)
by Jon Rose (2014)
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A transcription of two suicide letters from the two muslim protagonists at The Battle of Broken Hill, one in the piano score left hand and one in the right. Can be performed with a video of the historical site, or just solo piano.
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Instrumentation: A colonial piano, non-equal tempered tuning prefered.
Duration: 10 min.
Commission note: Commissioned by Gabriella Smart.. Commissioned for Sound Stream, Adelaide
First performance: by Gabriella Smart — 11 Aug 14.
Performances of this work
16 Apr 2015: at Soundstream Collective | Silence Augmenteth Grief... (Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art).
11 Aug 14: featuring Gabriella Smart.
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