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Blue Work


Saetas

for string quartet (and accordion)

Year:  2002   ·  Duration:  15m
Instrumentation:  cello player doubles accordion

Year:  2002
Duration:  15m
Instrumentation  cello player doubles accordion

Jack Body
Composer

Composer:   Jack Body

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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

A four movement work inspired by the passionate religious songs heard in the Holy Week processions in Southern Spain. The original version for four musicians requires the cellist to double on the accordion, but the revised version is for five musicians.


Commissioned note

by Chamber Music New Zealand for the New Zealand String Quartet


Performance history

01 Oct 2003: Performed by the New Zealand String Quartet, Edith Salzmann (cello); Glenroy Auditorium, Dunedin

10 Oct 2003: p: Saetas; NZSQ 091003