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Hellawell The Still Dancers for string quartet

EP 71293


PIERS HELLAWELL

THE STILL DANCERS for string quartet

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EDITION PETERS LONDON 路 FRANKFURT/M. 路 LEIPZIG 路 NEW YORK


PIERS HELLAWELL

The Still Dancers (1992) for string quartet Three pieces performed in sequence, between other works or individually.

Duration c.24 minutes

Commissioned, with funds from the Arts Council of Great Britain, by The Britten Quartet. First performed at St. George’s Hall, Bristol, on (respectively) 17 January, 14 February and (integral performance) 6 March 1992. London premiere at Conway Hall, 15 March 1992. The artists on all occasions were The Britten Quartet, to whom the work is dedicated.

This score reflects the state of editorial work and correction as at July 2010


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The Still Dancers

Piers Hellawell (b. 1956) has worked with the Schubert Ensemble of London, Hilliard Ensemble, RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet and BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, for whom he wrote Dogs and Wolves (2006), among others worldwide. Works include: Cors de chasse, a concerto commissioned for Håkan Hardenberger (trumpet) and Jonas Bylund (trombone) by the Philharmonia Orchestra; Degrees of Separation, commissioned for the opening of The Sage Gateshead (2004); and Sound Carvings from the Bell Foundry for Stockholm Chamber Brass performing at festivals in Norway and Ireland. The Schubert Ensemble marked his 50th birthday with a performance. Hellawell is currently Professor of Composition at The Queen’s University of Belfast.

Hellawell

Photo © Gerry Hellawell

Piers Hellawell

Piers Hellawell ( *1956) hat mit vielen internationalen Ensembles zusammengearbeitet, darunter das Schubert Ensemble of London, das Hilliard Ensemble, das RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet sowie das BBC Scottish Orchestra, für das er Dogs and Wolves (2006) schrieb. Daneben entstanden Cors de chasse – ein Konzert für Håkan Hardenberger (Trompete) und Jonas Bylund (Posaune) im Auftrag des Philharmonia Orchestra, – Degrees of Separation zur Eröffnung des Kulturzentrums The Sage im englischen Gateshead sowie Sound Carvings from the Bell Foundry für Stockholm Chamber Brass zur Aufführung bei Festivals in Norwegen und Irland. Zu seinem 50. Geburtstag widmete ihm das Schubert Ensemble ein Konzert. Gegenwärtig ist Hellawell Professor für Komposition an der Queen’s University in Belfast.

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