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Invocations (Travels with Alex 5)

for string quartet (featuring viola obbligato)

Year:  2013 Instrumentation:  viola obbligato, 2 violins, cello

Year:  2013
Instrumentation  viola obbligato, 2 violins,...

Composer:   Richard Bolley

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Invocations is the fifth piece in the cycle Travels with Alex for viola obbligato and various chamber ensembles.

The score bears the following inscription: 'Alexandra could well have invoked the assistance of the Bodhisattva Tara many times on her pioneering journey from China to Lhasa.'

Dedication note

Celebrating Alexandra David-Néel (1868-1969) and remembering Fiona McLean (1952-2011)