Bitter Springs Creek 2014 (trios: flute, clarinet, vibraphone)
by Jon Rose and Hollis Taylor (, this version: 2019)
The road from Alice Springs heading out to the East Ranges runs in fits and starts for 80 kilometres before ending at Ross River. The pied butcherbird recording heard in and transcribed for this composition was made at Bitter Springs Creek, 6.6 kilometres before the road terminates. These feathered songsters were recorded nocturnally on 17 August 2014.
Year: , this version: 2019
Instrumentation: Flute, bass clarinet, vibraphone, field recording.
Duration: 8 min.
Written for: Ensemble Offspring
Commission note: Commissioned by Ensemble Offspring’s Noisy Egg Creation Fund with the generous support of Robin Budden and Linda Matthews,
- Inspired by: Birdsong
Performances of this work
26 Jun 2021: at Seymour Nights | Ensemble Offspring - Slipstream [postponed] (The Sound Lounge). Featuring Ensemble Offspring.
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