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The Frivolous Cake

for mezzo-soprano, flute, clarinet, soprano saxophone, fretless bass, cello and percussion

Year:  1991   ·  Duration:  15m
Instrumentation:  flute doubles piccolo and slide whistle; B flat clarinet doubles bass clarinet; sop sax doubles bass clarinet and slide whistle; fretless bass; amplified cello and percussion (large suspended cymbal, 6 rototoms, 3 timpani, tamtam)

Year:  1991
Duration:  15m
Instrumentation  flute doubles piccolo and s...

Composer:   Helen Bowater

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Helen Bowater: The Frivolou...

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Sample: pages 1 - 4

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Borrow/Hire:

To borrow or hire parts please email SOUNZ directly at info@sounz.org.nz. Please note that only library members in New Zealand and Australia can borrow or hire parts.

About


Commissioned note

Commissioned by Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council (now Creative New Zealand) and the New Zealand Composers' Foundation for Sonic Boom, Wellington


Performance history

14 Apr 1991: Performed by Linden Loader and ensemble