Sacred Prelude, Op.1 by Jonathan Little

Score and parts

String quintet. A natural rubato is felt throughout this haunting, single-movement, chamber work. Its much darker than usual instrumentation sees two violas and two cellos set against only one violin (which sometimes, like a single voice, soars high above the texture). The sound is reminiscent of that of ancient church music. c.10'0

Recorded on "Masterworks of the New Era" Vol.10 (ERM 6812) Soloists of the Czech Philharmonic / Robert Ian Winstin (see:
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Tallawarra by John Peterson

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String Quartet, c.4'00
The surging 11/8 rhythm dominates the work and propels the music along, while the melodic lines, in their sinuous way, try to reflect the original meaning of the Aboriginal word, Tallawarra - "slippery place".
Tallawarra was commissioned by Musica Viva Australia as part of the "Australian Miniatures" Project for Musica Viva Australia?s International Series in 2000.
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