Butterflying : arranged for saxophone and string quartet
by Elena Kats-Chernin (2003)
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Originally a song for children about flying in one's dreams, this lyrical piece tries never to touch the ground. The work was used in the 2003 Rugby World Cup opening ceremony in a version for full orchestra. The origianl text by Christopher Latham refers to 'a fanciful and exhilarating flight'.
Instrumentation: Saxophone, 2 violins, viola, cello.
Duration: 4 min.
Arranged by Nick Russoniello
Performances of this work
26 Aug 2017: at Chamber Music Gala (Flame Hill Vineyard).
15 May 2016: at ACACIA QUARTET present Blue Silence - string miniatures by Elena Kats-Chernin (Sydney Opera House, Utzon Room). Featuring Acacia Quartet.
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