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Celli – Chela

Swayne, Adam

About the work

chela – n., pl., -lae (-le)

A pincerlike claw of a crustacean, such as a crab.

In this piece the cellists become crabs that try to scuttle across a musical rock pool (avoiding mudflats) and who ‘nip’ other crabs along the way.

Origin

Composed for University of Chichester’s Cello Weekend, directed by Dr. Laura Ritchie, March 2013

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score & parts

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Composed

2013

Instrumentation

String Ensemble

Scoring

any number of cellos, minimum 3.

Availability

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