Extrema : a Galilean Sarabande for amplified cello, Chinese gong and tape
by Rosalind Page (2001)
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This work exists as the second composition in the composer's cycle 'Kunstwerke', drawing dual inspiration from Wassily Kandinsky and from astronomy.
Instrumentation: Cello (preferably amplified), Chinese gong (low) (cellist strikes gong during performance. This may be replaced by tam-tam), tape (DAT or CD playback).
Duration: 11 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Professional.
Dedication note: Dedicated to Geoffrey Gartner
Written for: Geoffrey Gartner
First performance: by Geoffrey Gartner — 4 Mar 01. Bangarra Dance Theatre, Sydney
Text is an excerpt from the 'Starry Messanger' by Galileo Galilei.
Chosen by the AMC as part of the Official Australian Representation ISCM World Music Day 2003.
- Inspired by: Visual arts works
Performances of this work
4 Mar 01: Bangarra Dance Theatre, Sydney. Featuring Geoffrey Gartner.
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