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’74 Front Street’

Burton, Katrina (2008) ’74 Front Street’. [Composition]

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Abstract/Description

74 Front Street is intended as a musical response to the work of American sculptor Fred Sandback (1943-2003), in particular his string sculptures which are intentionally uncomplicated, minimal and strikingly beautiful. The relationship between these string works and music is rather distinct. Indeed, before formally studying sculpture Sandback made a number of string instruments. He has said that his string works evolved from a desire to rid art of excessive decoration and while there are instances of activity in 74 Front Street, much of the piece aims to reflect the simplicity of Sandback’s work.

74 Front Street is dedicated to Steve Davismoon

Item Type: Composition
Uncontrolled Keywords: solo cello; Fred Sandback; string sculptures;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Arts & Creative Industries
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 700 Arts & recreation > 780 Music > 787 Stringed instruments
Library of Congress Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Item ID: 2832
Depositing User: Stephen Davismoon
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2009 12:21
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2009 12:21
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2832

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