For String Quartet, c.7'00
The work is very simple, relying on the simple melody first heard in the cello. All of the harmonic material and subsequent melodic material is based on theis opening cell writing. Composed 2011
String Quartet, c.11'30
Australian pied butcherbird vocalisations often boast a compelling rhythm and raw energy reminiscent of certain jazz styles. Lively syncopations and phrase endings on weak beats are common in their sound repertoire. This work builds on pied butcherbird themes for rhythmic exploration.
Album of 5 string quartets with voice
1. In What Other Places Do You Live? (Henderson)
2. Plucking the Rushes (Anon.4th C Chinese)
3. The Fishing Pools (Mackenzie)
4. The Point of Noon (Brennan)
5. Yellow Bracken (Powys)
ISMN M720041018. See individual works for sheet music
String Quartet, c.7'0
Written for the family and dedicated to a young man who was taken at a very early age. A young man who was in the wrong place at the wrong time . A young man who was robbed of his promising future by the hand of another.