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20/9/93 for cello & harp

Composer’s note

Two independent, contrasting parts, synchronised at cue points; rhythmic, mostly non-repetitive. Superimposed synthetic scales.


Originally written for the Cornelius Cardew Composition Prize 1992, unperformed at the time; eventually premièred by Paragon on 11/10/04, with Robert Irvine cello and Helen Thomson harp.

Duration ~2’30