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Blue Work


Solo for Cello

  ·  Duration:  8m 45s

Duration:  8m 45s

Dorothy Ker
Composer

Composer:   Dorothy Ker

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

The piece is the first work in which I adopted the formal proportions and organic unfolding of the spiral to shape multiple dimensions of the music. This experimentation with musical form has influenced subsequent works. 'Solo for Cello' has been heard at the ICA in London (Philip Shepherd, 1995), the ACLFestival in Taipei (1998) and the Purcell Room in London (Robin Michael, 2005) and on mathematician's Marcus du Sautoy's Private Passions in Radio Three.


Dedication note

Dedicated to Gavin Maxwell Colthart


Contents note

Work written as a single movement


Performance history

25 Jun 2007: Performed by Robin Michael (cello)