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Blue Work


Kaleidoscope

for solo piano

Year:  2012

Year:  2012

Composer:   Natalie Hunt

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Sample Score

Sample: section of page 1, and complete page 2

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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

I held a seasonal contract on an Australian cruise ship, whose main cruise was a week long circuit. I became interested in the overlapping cycles the crew were subjected to; the cyclic motion of the waves, the repetition of tasks, and the repetition of the cruise. None seemed more affected than the cirque performers, who spent hours in additional cycles of their own, as they stretched, juggled, and spun away the hours until their return home. These movements are a reflection of those cycles and cirque disciplines.


Dedication note

These pieces were inspired by Francisco, Diego, Leilisha, and Leo, and encouraged by Judith. May you never be defeated.


Contents note


Movement I - The Aerial Tissue part 1
Movement II - The Trapeze
Movement III - The Hoop Dancer
Movement IV - The Aerial Tissue part 2
Movement V - The Unicyclist


Performance history

10 Nov 2012: Performed by Nicole Ting (pupil of Judith Clark) at the NZSM Concert Hall, in Wellington, as part of the Te Koki New Zealand School of Music Young Musicians Programme's Final Concert for 2012.