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Chiaroscuro

a "landscape prelude" for piano

Year:  2005   ·  Duration:  6m

Year:  2005
Duration:  6m

Composer:   Lyell Cresswell

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Kenneth Young introduces th...

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Lyell Cresswell: Chiaroscur...

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Sample: Pages 1-3 of Chiaroscuro

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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

Programme note

Chiaroscuro is a method used in the visual arts applying light and shadow to create the illusion of three-dimensional objects. If light comes from only one source, and therefore from one direction, then all light and shadow will be determined by the rules that this implies. 'Chiaroscuro' was commissioned by Stephen De Pledge in 2005.

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Commissioned note

Commissioned by Stephen De Pledge as part of the New Zealand landscape prelude series.

Stephen De Pledge


Performance history

24 Aug 2005: Premiered by Stephen De Pledge at the Arundel International Festival, Sussex, England, United Kingdom.

24 May 2007: Lyell Cresswell Piano Music

25 May 2007: Lunchtime Concert of New Zealand Piano Music

27 Feb 2008: Landscapes

25 Aug 2010: NZ Landscapes in UK

05 Apr 2011: Stephen De Pledge at The New Zealand International Piano Festival

04 Jul 2011: Stephen de Pledge: Landscape Preludes

22 Mar 2012: Stephen de Pledge presents the "Landscape Preludes" to Scotland

Performed by Henry Wong Doe.

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