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Homage to a Fau(w)n

for mixed chamber ensemble

Year:  2014   ·  Duration:  12m
Instrumentation:  Traverso (Flute), Tenor Recorder, Cornetto, (Baroque) Violin, (Baroque) Cello, Bass Viol, Harpsichord, Guitar

Year:  2014
Duration:  12m
Instrumentation  Traverso (Flute), Tenor Rec...

Chris Adams

Composer:   Chris Adams

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Homage to a fau(w)n is a dance suite written especially for an ensemble of baroque period instruments (Baroque Flute, Recorder, Cornetto, Baroque Guitar, Baroque Violin, Baroque Cello, Bass Viol and Harpsichord). The title is a play on a faun, a fawn and to fawn, and refers specifically to a certain unnamed person or persons.

Difficulty note

Suitable for the NZCT Chamber Music Contest.

Contents note

I. Procession
II. Base Dance
III. Divertissement
IV. Burlesque
V. Obsessing about something trivial [Intelligentsia Cakewalk]

Performance history

08 Nov 2014: Performed by Margaret Cooke (Baroque Cello), Gracie Francis (Harpsichord), Philip Griffin (Theorbo), Miranda Hutton (Baroque Violin), Kevin Kim (Recorder), Peter Reid (Cornetto), Polly Sussex (Bass Viol), and Sally Tibbles (Traverso) at the MacLaurin Chapel, at the University of Auckland.

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