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Mars : 3 pieces for tuba and piano

by Keyna Wilkins (2011)

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Performance by Keyna Wilkins, Elsen Price from the CD Orbits and riffs

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Mars : 3 pieces for tuba and piano / Keyna Wilkins.

Library shelf no. 788.98/WIL 1 [Not for loan]

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Work Overview

The composer was inspired to write this after learning about NASA's 2012 Mars Rover mission. Part 1 Red Dirt reflects the vehicle bumping over boulders on the Martian landscape. Part 2 Red Mysteries symbolizes the many unanswered questions we have about Mars, and captures the stillness and stasis of the landscape. Part 3 Red Children is a playful pondering on a future Mars colony.

Work Details

Year: 2011

Instrumentation: Tuba, piano.

Duration: 9 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — AMEB Grade 8 - A.Mus

Contents note: Red dirt (2 min., 55 sec.) -- Red mysteries (3 min., 40 sec.) -- Red shadows (2 min., 5 sec.).



Performances of this work

2 Apr 2022: at Absolute music by composers of film music. (17 Callan St (house concert)). Featuring Ros Dunlop, David Miller.

12 Dec 15: Seymour Centre Soundlounge, Sydney NSW. Featuring Elsen Price, Keyna Wilkins.

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