Catalogue

Feeding on the Light

Quail, Margaret

About the work

The poem ‘The Sunflower’ by Eugenio Montale, translated by Jeremy Reed, inspired the piece – (it would be useful for an audience to see the poem).

First Performance: Gemini, CoMA Summer School

Technical notes

Straightforward technically – some time and mood changes. Free time section for cello, violin, and clarinet. Unusual technique for strings at end – jete col legno glissandi with bow in left hand. Notes on this technique in score.

Origin

Call for Pieces Entry: Gemini, CoMA Summer School 1997

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score & parts

£40.00

Sample score

Open

Duration

0m 00s

Composed

1997

Instrumentation

Chamber

Scoring

cl, vn, vc, tambour
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