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dc.contributor.author Beilharz, KA
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-16T05:04:42Z
dc.date.issued 2008-01
dc.identifier.citation 2008
dc.identifier.isbn 979-0-67309-304-1
dc.identifier.other N1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/12303
dc.description.abstract This is a chamber music composition for solo japanese shakuhachi (bamboo, endblown traditional japanese flute) with guitar, violin and cello. The work consists of score and performance parts, running approximately 12 minutes in duration. It integrates traditional techniques and sounds of the japanese flute with Western ensemple in a reflective piece, employing both traditional methods of shakuhachi playing and contemporary extended (new) techniques in Western notation. There is a very small body of chamber repertoire for this instrument, allowing it to play with Western ensembles, to which this piece adds. This work draws on experience as both a performer and composer for the instrument and was recorded in demo by Shakuhachi Master, Kaoru Kakizakai Sensei in japan. This work contributes to the body of contemporary repertoire for traditional instruments, such as the shakuhachi, providing new music that employs contemporary techniques as well as usual style. It explores the intersection of Eastern and Western approaches to music. The work emerges from research aimed to integrate non-Western (Japanese) traditional instruments with Western (string, quartet, etc) instruments, investigating conventions of notation, interpretation and pitch. The larger project is finding new ways to mediate different understandings of culture through interpretation. The research project aims to notate music that was traditionally conveyed orally, by exploring and extending the musical techniques and conventions of traditional instruments with new contemporary methods of instrumentation and performance. In creating new music in this manner, the project brings Eastern and Western instruments to the contemporary Classical, Western performance context, thereby exploring cultural difference through musical language.
dc.publisher Australian Music Centre
dc.title Winter Reibo
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Sydney, Australia en_US
dc.publocation Sydney, Australia
dc.publocation Sydney, Australia
dc.publocation Sydney, Australia
dc.publocation Sydney, Australia
dc.identifier.startpage en_US
dc.identifier.endpage en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Creative Practices Group en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 190406 Music Composition
dc.for 120302 Design Innovation
dc.personcode 998722
dc.percentage 60 en_US
dc.classification.name Music Composition en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom Yes en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords shakuhachi, ensemble, chamber music, contemporary music en_US
dc.description.keywords shakuhachi, ensemble, chamber music, contemporary music
dc.description.keywords shakuhachi, ensemble, chamber music, contemporary music
dc.description.keywords shakuhachi, ensemble, chamber music, contemporary music
dc.description.keywords shakuhachi, ensemble, chamber music, contemporary music
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building


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