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Blue Work

a splinter of silence in the belly of time

for string quartet and clarinet

Year:  1994   ·  Duration:  15m
Instrumentation:  clarinet, 2 violins, viola and cello

Year:  1994
Duration:  15m
Instrumentation  clarinet, 2 violins, viola ...

Composer:   Neville Hall

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Neville Hall: a splinter of...

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Commissioned note

Commissioned by Chamber Music New Zealand for the NZ String Quartet and Peter Scholes, and written during the composer's residency with Chamber Music New Zealand

Performance history

20 Apr 1996: Performed by the New Zealand String Quartet; wellington Town Hall

25 Apr 1996: p: a splinter of silence in the belly of time. NZSQ 240496

Performed by the New Zealand String Quartet with Peter Scholes in 1994