Kaleidoscope (2014) written for and performed by the Delta Saxophone Quartet

Jenkins, Hayley (2014) Kaleidoscope (2014) written for and performed by the Delta Saxophone Quartet. [Performance] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

New work entitled "Kaleidoscope" commissioned by the Late Music Festival in York, was written for the Delta Saxophone quartet. It originates from the images created by a kaleidoscope- how the colours slowly grow from each other to make patterns, and also how the origin of the word depicts the essence of the object itself.

The three words: "Kalos" meaning beautiful beauty, "eidos" that which is seen or suggesting form, shape and finally "skopeo" suggesting to look or examine; utilised almost as lenses in which to listen/write through, translating colour into sound. The "split chords" which recur throughout the piece resonated and "grew" into fruition almost like dropping ink into a glass of water- the dispersion of colour. It was premiered on Sunday 6th September in York.

Item Type: Performance
Subjects: Performing Arts > Music
Divisions: Institute of Arts and Creative Industries
Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries > School of Art and Design
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Depositing User: Hayley Jenkins
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2015 13:11
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2019 09:10
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/5573

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