Burton, Katrina (2009) 951912. [Composition]

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I have a tendency to write very quiet, high pitched music and having suffered from a hearing loss for about 10 years I decided it was time to write something I would not have to strain to hear. This work is therefore quite unlike anything I have written to date in that there are a series of loud, abrupt outbursts of sound. I have also scored sections of the work for smaller forces within the orchestra, trying to work with instrumental combinations I have never explored before.

During the second year of my Undergraduate studies I discovered John Cage whose music and writing have come to mean a great deal to me. The title refers to his date of birth.

Item Type: Composition
Uncontrolled Keywords: John Cage; instrumental; orchestra;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Arts & Creative Industries
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 700 Arts & recreation > 780 Music > 784 Instruments & instrumental ensembles
700 Arts & recreation > 780 Music > 780 Music
Library of Congress Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Item ID: 2837
Depositing User: Stephen Davismoon
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2009 11:51
Last Modified: 15 May 2014 14:59

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