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Knife Apple Sheer Brush

for vocalising flautist

Year:  2006   ·  Duration:  5m

Year:  2006
Duration:  5m

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Eve de Castro-Robinson: Kni...

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This stylised, visceral 'take' on some of the composer's favourite Len Lye texts achieves a heightened expression to match the whimsy and wackiness of his wonderful words.

Notes taken from Ritual Auras, Atoll CD (ACD 842)

Commissioned note

Commissioned by Mette Leroy with funding from the University of Auckland

Mette Leroy

Contents note

I. Knife Apple Sheer Brush
II. A Red Moon
III. Sun tru Clouds

Text note

Texts by Len Lye

Performance history

01 Oct 2006: Performed by Mette Leroy (flute); University of Auckland

11 Feb 2007: The Wild Side! Music with no manners!

28 Jul 2007: Mette Leroy in Recital

13 Sep 2009: ACO: A Resonance of Emerald

07 Apr 2010: NZ Music for Woodwinds: Auckland

21 Apr 2010: Waikato University Lunchtime Series

13 Nov 2011: Jade String Quartet with Adrianna Lis and Bridget Miles

06 Mar 2015: Aventa Ensemble | Auckland

09 Jul 2019: Performed by Jennifer Timmins (flute) at the CANZ Nelson Composers Workshop 2019 opening concert at Nelson Centre of Musical Arts, Nelson

Performed by Mette Leroy (flute) at the Music Theatre, University of Auckland.

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