Shards of Silk
- Australian Music Centre
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Background This is a work for solo violin and piano of approximately 10 minutes duration for professional standard performers. It is an original composition score available through the Australia Music Centre Sydney, the National representative body for Australian music. Contribution Thecultural contribution of this work lies in its development of new contemporary literature for violin and piano at a professional standard, most particularly to chamber repertoire. The work employs idiomatic violinist techniques and contemporary ;extended techniques for the instrument, based on a thorough background and knowledge of violin performance. Significance This is an original creative work utilising contemporary style of substantive duration and difficulty aimed at the professional repertoire for the instruments. It is commercially available through the Australian Music Centre, the National representative body for Australian contemporary music. It is a creative application of researched contemporary and idiomatic violin performance techniques, that draws on criticality and analysis of other contemporary repertoire for the instrument in defining its own original musical language.
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