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HELLAWELL Driftwood on Sand for String Quartet

EP 71302


PIERS HELLAWELL

Driftwood on Sand

for String Quartet

Score and Parts

EIGENTUM DES VERLEGERS

ALLE RECHTE VORBEHALTEN

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

EDITION PETERS LONDON

路 FRANKFURT/M. 路 LEIPZIG 路 NEW YORK


Commissioned by the Chamber Music Society of Derry

Duration c.22 minutes n.b. This work consists of two main sections – (i) and (ii), and four interludes – (a–d). The according of alphabetical letters is for convenience only and does not suggest a specific performance order. The order and placement (before, between and after the main sections) is entirely at the discretion of the performers. th

First performance on 29 March 2001, University of Ulster Magee College, Derry, by the Medici Quartet

This score is a facsimile of the composer’s manuscript, reflecting the state of editorial work and correction as of October 2008


         

driftwood on sand i 

             

  [   ]

Largo [e = c. 120 but flexible] (e = e)

Violin I

   ]

(mp)

Violin II

  

 3         [ 

(mp)

Viola

 pizz.     

  Vln I   

      

  

    

5

Vln II

ord.

    

Vla

 

  Vc.  

 

pizz. ord.

 ord.          

 



5

    

slow gliss.

 

mf

ord.

 

Vln II

3

      mf

     

 

Vla

poco f

Vc.

 

Vc.

      

3

 

    

slow gliss.

 

    arco       3

     

pp



5

      pp

                        mf

3

5:4

  

p dolce

pizz.



gliss.

 

3  3   3       3                         mf  8                                      3

meno p 3

   

            poco cresc.

  

  

    

   ord.

   

   

Vla

 



 

3

p

13     Vln I   

Vln II



 

    

 

(G) pz.

  

dim.

3

   

                  5

    

cresc. più f

3

 

3

           

   



     

risoluto

9

Vln I

        5

       

      

  

 

    

      

slow gliss.

 

3

  arco ord.              3   = open string beyond bridge ord.             

mf cantando

Violoncello

      

 

    

(D/A/E beyond bridge) ord.   3                

     

'solo' (to 5th of B)

  

 

ord.

3

3

  

(q.)

piers hellawell

(E/A beyond bridge)

meno p

mp

cresc.

mf

   mf

gliss.

cresc.

            f    arco                          

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2

3      Vln I                

16

                        

Vln II

Vla

          Vc.     3   20        Vln I      

Vln II



Vla

Vc.

   

3

    23

Vln I

Vln II

Vla

Vc.

Vla

mp

      

   

  

     

5

3

  

   Vc.  

f appassionato

cresc.

 

         

arco

 

    

 

5

 

poco f

     

cresc.

f

   

 

5

         

          

mp senza sord.

5

   

         

meno p

senza sord.

p

meno p

3

e

più f

cresc.

                         e cresc. più f mp sul tasto          nat.          

mf

  

 

nat.

più resoluto mf



   3        gl. 3           3

               

pizz.

meno p

    

   

3

    

  

f

3  

mp

    

 

  

mp 'echo' senza sord.                       

   

f

 

5

     mf

      

3               

                    

dim. 5



 

          e

più f

3



3

morendo

p

f

Vln II

    

mp

consord.  

       

27

Vln I

                  

     3

                  

    

 

3    

      

  

sul pont.

   

 

 

mp

con sord.

mf

dim.

 3   consord.    

(end of 'solo')

cresc.

sul pont.

      

 

sul pont.

            3

sul pont.

   

3

sf

3 pont. 3      3                            

sul

sf


      nat.            3 pp 30

Vln I

          3 pp

          3 nat.                 3 pp nat.

Vln II

Vla

5

3

3

5

più f

5

                p sub

3

                 p sub

3

37               Vln I    3

p dolce

Vln II

3

3

    

mf

3

3

   mf

3

  

     

sf     

     

 

  

  

3

mf

           sf          

 

 

  

 

      

       

 

     

     

  



   

  

 

p dolce

più f

più f



cresc. poco à poco



  

sf

sf

           3 3 cresc. poco à poco

sf

sf

   

 

sost. e cresc.

    



ma p

   3      3

     

non vib.

Vla

3

sost. e cresc.

3

     ma p non vib.

Vc.

 

  5                   più f

3

        

5                               3 sost. e cresc.

 

più f

p sub

        gl

3

3

   

3

sost. e cresc.

  

3                  3 3 mf

5

Vc.

5

   

più f

Vla

3

5

34

Vln II

3

3

 

5           Vln I   

3

         

  3                    



3      nat. Vc.           pp

p sub

                

3

   3

      

 

   

    

               

   3


4

 Vln I 

39

Vln II

Vla

 

 3

  

   

f

3

f

  

f



 

3

  

 f

   

  



ord.

Vla

  

sul pont.

 

Vln II

5

5

sfp

 

 

5

  

sul pont.

sfp

 

   

  3

(solo) mf ma cresc. poco à poco

   marc.

mf e cresc.

   

marc. mf e cresc.

Vc.

 

  

sfp

44

Vla

sfp

3

sfp



poco f

    

  f

   

mf

     poco f

       

     

  

 5

  f

  



       

of end 'non vib.' 

        pp

           pp

         pp

   ,            3

pp

          (rubato) 5

end of

 'non vib.' 



f

   

nat.

3

 

          ( )    

                       3 marcato

  

   

nat.

      

           3            



mf

5                 

    Vln I    Vln II

   

sfp

poco f 5

Vc.

       

5

    

 

3

             

                Vln I      poco f

  

   

             



41

    

  

    

 

  Vc.  

 

  

f sub.

   

mp ma cresc.

3

3

 

3

               p ma cresc.       

 

p ma cresc.

    

             sempre marcato mf 3

mp ma cresc.




     

  

    

  

    

   46

Vln I

mf

Vln II

Vla

  

    

       

   



   

5

Vln II

Vla

Vc.

 

  

  

   

  Vln I 

   

8va

         p 3

3

 

  Vc. 

      



dim. Vla

dim.

dim.

 

3

3

  

ff



 

3

3

 (solo)

    

sotto voce

   

    

mf

    mf



pp

      

6

sotto voce * sempre accomp. al fine

   

     

  

                sul tasto

*

mf

mf

sul tasto *

   

    

  

p

p

 

      

flaut. [hereafter 'sim'] p

   

ff

5

Quasi gliss        

    

 

ff

  



  

5

 

 

f

(f)

      

molto cresc.

        p 3 3       

Vln II

3

    

                  

molto cresc.



50

f

6

f

 

3

     

  

                 Vc.            

        Vln I 

5

broadly ff

mf

48

      

f

mf

      

        



 


6

  Vln I    53

(solo)

[e=e]

  

  

Vla

(non fl.)

   

Vln II

    mf 8va



  

 



   

flaut. [hereafter 'sim'] p

        

  

 

 

    

7

          Vc.  

   Vln I    

8va

54

  

Vln II

mf (non fl.)

 

sim. (pp)

             

sim.

  

 

8va

 

cresc.

 

    

          

       

cresc.

6

cresc.

 





    

                   

   

f sub



ff

f sub

        nat.

marcato poco mf

     

marcato poco mf

ff

                            

sim.

       

sim.

cresc.

        cresc.

       

e

e

dim.

   

dim.

dim.

7

   

 

'duo' (poco f)

(poco f)

                       

                              dim.

 

cresc.

mf

     

           



 

5:4

3

     

 

   

3

8va

Vc.

5

3

 

p sempre

56

Vla

  

 

  

5

8va

6

     

           

  Vln I   

Vln II

(solo)

   

mf

   

p sempre

Vc.

  

   

   

Vla

   

sim. (solo)

   

 

  

       


     59

Vln I

sul tasto

   

Vla

  

   

Vln II





      

 

         Vc.    5



 

  

      

  

        

e=e

60

    

Vln II

3 7

    



             Vln I    3 *8va

63

Vln II

mf

   

Vla

Vc.

 

 

  

   



   

p

   

    

dim.

          

 mf



 

 

  

 

   

 

   

 

warm

,

 ,

         poco f

            ,

 

  

8va









poco f

mf

            6

dim.

e marcato

p

3                  Vc.  

solo

       poco più f

   

sotto voce p

poco più f e marcato

         

Vla

   

    

3

pp

Vln I

3      

          3

 

pp sul tasto

7

5

                

              

 

   

10

poco f

   

tr  tr   tr                        (sul tasto) tr

p

(p)

         (sul tasto) tr

p * nb harmonic fingerings ( ) are loco

 tr                tr

6

(p)

 


8

     Vln I   65

Vln II

 

   5

  

    

8va

     

    



 

 

     

pp

8va                                               

 

pp

5 tr                 

3

       

tr

Vla

 trtr       Vc.         

 

  

 

   

8va

 Vln I  69

Vln II

Vla

cresc.

cresc.

                

5

5

pp

sf

pp

 

      

 

3



sf

3

         

    3

mp

Vln II

Vla

Vc.

    

8va              poco f

  

(e)

 

(e)

                   

     Vc.     

     Vln I  



 

    

mp

8va

   (

3

  

           

 

 

 3               

71

 

 

   

3

   



3

poco f



 

dim.

dim.

 

con sord. (still tasto)

  

con sord. (still tasto)

       

 

     pp

  

    

 

pp



5

 mf

5

  

mf

  

 


                         Vln I  73

8va

3

3

Vln II

Vla

Vc.

  

3

3

3

  

     

  

  

  

  Vln I 

Vla

5

            

 

76

Vln II

3

 



  

 

3

cresc.

   3    

   

  

5

3

  

   

 

  

  

  

    3

   

cresc.

   3

  

             

3

3

mf broadly

            3

mf broadly

  

  

  

 

  

dim.

  

 

più f

  

  

     mp

più f

3

  

dim.

 

   Vc.  

3

9

5

poco mf

5

      mp

poco mf

 

  

poco mf

  

poco mf

  78

Vln I

Vln II

Vla



     

   Vc.  

 

 

    

8va

 

p

     p

  

   mp

mp

  

   

  



3

pp lontano

   

       



3

pp lontano

p

p

  

  

     

                pp

pp

   

  

(no dim.)

(no dim.)


ii 10

     

Volante e.

Violin I

1

mf legg.

[e. e

e = 88

                       

 

                    mf                    

 

                        

 

Viola

mf legg.

mf legg.

Risoluto: poco più mosso [q = 104] sul pont.



   5

Vln I

Vln II

Vla

Vc.

  



 



sul pont.

    

f

  

  



 

e. q = 88]        Vln I     6

Vc.

   

  

  

  

    

arco



mp

nat.

  

 

pizz.

 

   

Tempo 1 [q = 88]

nat.

pizz.

mp



3

  

 

3

  

 

10

arco

 

 

 

    



 

    



 

mp

Volante

[q

Vla



 

mp

mp

f

Vln II



f

    f





 ) 

legg.

Violoncello

(

 

Violin II

piers hellawell

q = 88] free gliss

mp

 

   

 

      

,

 

,

 

f

  



      

 

 



 

  

     

 

 

 

f

  f

f

 

 

    

  

 

  

 

,

 

,

 


11

  Vln I  

Andante h = 60

(

Vln II

 

Vla

 

  

Vc.

  = D/A beyond bridge)    15                

non vib.

col legno tap

      20     Vln I  

 

knock

Volante q. q = 88

mf sempre legg.

Vln II

Vc.

Vln I

       sim.         

   

 

       

   

 

                    

end of 'non vib.'

     



  



   

                           

mp

                             mp

            

                     

mf sempre legg.

mp

mf sempre legg.

mp

            

 

            

             mf sempre legg.

Vla

    

  

        

                         

25                                                     e cresc. più f

f

Vln II

Vla

                                             più f f e cresc.                                                  più f

Vc.

e

cresc.

                                              più f

e

cresc.


12

  Vln I     

Andante h = 60

30

 

Volante [q e e. = 88]

 

             

6

       

sul pont.

Vln II

mp

Vla

    

Vc.

     

   Vln I   Vln II

sf

Vla

Vc.

gl.

   

   

           

 

40

(solo)

  

 gl.

sf

arco

  

 

   

pizz.

    furioso p

        

 

  

gl.

  

gl.

gl.

       

    

   gl.

gl.

gl.

   

furioso p

  



   

gl.

sfz

 

 

    

              

            

gl.

 gl.     

gl.

   

      

   

     

         

  

                            50        

45

cresc.

 

pizz.

furioso p

  

 

pizz.



furioso p

 

Vla

   



     

Vln II

 col legno 

sf

  Vln I 

Vc.

 

 gl.      

      

f attacca

35

poco

a

poco

mf

p sub.

                                                     p sub. mf cresc. poco a poco  

cresc.

                              poco

a

poco

                 cresc.

 

poco

a

poco

mf

    mf

p sub.

         p sub.


13

 Vln I  Vln II

Vla

Vc.

Vln I



            

     

    

    

 



  

f subito

     

    

  

       



         

    

 

        

f

        (pz)       f         f

  

     

 

 



 

    

 



60

          

  

    

Risoluto [q = 104]

(pz)

    

     

f subito

   



f

    

55

       

f subito

               

Vla

     

f subito

        

 

Vln II

Vc.





        

 



 

     

Volante (ma poco meno mosso)

             f

                f

arco

          f

         f





 65( )          

                               

Vln II

          

                            

Vla

         

                             

 

Vln I

Vc.

   marc. sim



 

 



       

  




14 Vln I

            f

          

Vln II

f

         

Vla

f

Vc.

      f

  

         Vln I   

            

Vln II

dim.

poco a poco

dim.

poco a poco

         

Vla

dim.

poco a poco

nat.           f

mf sul pont.

              nat.

 

f

mf

nat.

mf

 

 f

mf

        

   

75

                       

poco a poco

   

 

           

     

                     

         

         f  

sul pont.

    Vc.             dim.

         

70 sul pont.

        

         

    

    

         

      

    

  

   

mp

mp

           poco

       

 

        

        

        

 

Vla

Vc.

mf

p

         Vln I    mf           f     mf         f

Vln II

Vla

Vc.

 

f

mf

f

 

mf

poco mf

      

poco mp mf

 mp

p

      

         

        

        

         

                     cresc. f                         f  cresc.                         cresc. f

p

        

      

mp

p

mp

         

Vln II

    

           

          mp

mp

      Vln I    

poco mf

   

        

 



        

80

mf

mf

mf

mf

85          

  

                         

               cresc. f          

       


15

          Vln I               Vln II      

[e e.

   

free gliss

q]

          3 (f)          3

(f)

Vla

                   

 Vln I  

Vln II

Vla

Vc.

 Vln I  

Vc.



 

 

    



   

    

Vla



100

Vln II

  

 

95



 



mp

 

   

a tempo

mp

    a tempo  

* All voices in this passage (to b.177) are part of a single line passing

from part to part, so entries should be 'dovetailed' as much as possible .

 

poco più f

8  

 

poco più f

  

     

mp

a tempo          

     

mp

 

,

90

 





   

    

       arco  

   

pizz. ,

mf



     

subito mf

 

       

subito mf

  

subito mf

  

  

 

  f

  

  





105





poco più f

 

  

poco più f

    

  

 

,



,

mp

 

          

     

    

mp

(f)

mp

    

arco

 

, [q = c.126]

mp

(f)

Vc.



  

                 

a tempo    

Legato, energico *

 f

 

     

 gl.    

f

            f

      dim.


16

         

     Vln I   mp

Vln II

    

mp dolce

  

 

Vla

Vc.

Vln I



gl.



 



   

  

   

p

    

 

gl

  





  

 

 

Vc.

 



dim.

dim.

  

  











p

  p

  

  

  



 

p

   più p

  125 

 

,

pizz.

  

 

 



 

 

  

p



,

    

f pesante ,

 

  p

f pesante

 







 

,

f

 

         

mp

 

 

  

120     

f pesante

 

   

gliss

  

p

Vla

   

 

p

   

 

   più marc.

etc.

più marc.



 



 

  

  



  

Vln II



 

  

più marc.

  

 

dim.

    

115

    

 

mp

  Vln I  Vln II

mp dolce

 

Vla

Vc.



 110        

    

 

 



mp

dim.

mp

   



    



 



    

  


 Vln I 

  

   

 

 

17

  

130

   

p

 

Vln II

 

Vla

Vc.

  

 



  





 

135



  

Vln II

più f

 

Vla

Vc.

Vln I

  

 

  

  





 

    



  

 

 



   



gl.

 

   

  

      145    

         

 

 

        

 

 

dim.

 

 

dim.



      





   dim.

p

  p

 

  

p





p

 

più f

  

  

140

 

poco f

            poco f

     



  

 

   

poco f



  

 

 

 

poco f

  

dim.



   

Vla

  

più f

  

Vln II

Vc.

  





f

   

   



 

 

    



p

p

 





 



p

     Vln I     più



 

 

più f

 

 

più f

pp

pp

     p

   

più f e cresc.

       

più f e cresc.


18

 Vln I  

 



150

f

e cresc.

   

Vln II

Vc.

 

Vc.

 

 ff

     

 

 frenetico



       sul pont.     



arco



   

       

  

frenetico

 



 

160

     

  



 

gl.

  

f sempre



 

 

 

   





 





 

 





   



 















170

  



 

 

   

 



  

  

    

        

 

    



 

    



155

        



 pizz.

      

    





   

  

pz.

f

 

          ff frenetico

f sempre

frenetico

ff

ff

165

  

nat.

         

  

mf

arco

 

  



  

f sempre

Vla

Vc.

  

   

 Vln I  Vln II



nat.

   

Vla

f

Vln II

  

f

 Vln I  



  

f

   

  

  

 

e cresc. Vla



sul pont.



  

       

 

     

  


19

  Vln I  Vln II

Vla

  

  

 Vc.  

  Vln I    Vln II

Vla



 

        

 

  

f

f

      Vc.  f

   Vln I 



  



ff

Vln II

ff

Vla

Vc.

  

180





   175  

     



   

  

           

 

 f

mf

f

mf

f

                        

    sfp

   

 

        

   

    

 

 

 

sul pont.     f     

            

                p sub.

sul pont.

sul pont.

mf

p sub.

          

poco meno f

 8va   

Volante e e. = 88                      

        

poco meno f

  

          mf            

   

            

  

Risoluto [q = 104]

poco meno f

poco meno f

 

    

 

Poco Rit. - - -

 

    

 

 

            

  

    

 

    



   

 



f

     

nat.

  

 

 nat.  

 

8va

185

pizz.

pizz.

8va       

   nat.         

ff

  ff

190                       

                          

             

 

 

              

 

arco

arco

p

p


20

Risoluto [q = 104]

        Vln I      

Vln II



mf



           

mf

   

 Vc.  

pizz.



 

          f          f 

      

dim.

        

Vla



  Vc. 

 Vln I 

 mf





dim.

  



    

dim.

meno f

cresc.

 meno

f

Vla

   

  



f

 



 

         

   cresc.

      

 

      

  

 



 

 

sfp

      p

   

f

 

   

         

                                 

   

  

200

Volante subito [e e. = 88]

f

  

        

cresc. - -

 

 

cresc. - -

   

 

 

  

       

 

195

                                       mf f                                      

Vln II

Vc.



                        

       

   

   

                      Vln I  Vln II



               

(solo)

  

Vla

p


Volante [e e. = 88]

[q = 104]

    205            Vln I  

Vln II

Vla



 

 

              

            

f

  

21

                

f

meno f sotto voce

     

 

   

(f)

 

 

          meno f sotto voce

f ritmico

f

Vc.

       

f

   



arco

    



f ritmico

                210                                    Vln I  f

Vln II

Vla

Vc.

          

                             

    

  

  

    

  

  

 

     

 

     

f

 

 

 

 



ff sost.

  

Vla

Vc.

   

   

    

   

   

    

 

          

ff sost.  



   

      

   

ff sost.

ff sost.



  

  

ff marcato

                                    

Vln II

  

ff marcato

Risoluto [q = 104]

                       215    Vln I   

 

 

  

                   

 

  





    



   


22 Andante [q = 60]

        Vln I            Vln II

Vla

Vc.

                                        pp sub. 

Vla









 

L.H only



più f

     nat. Vln I      Vln II

Vla

Vc.

   

tap

knock marcato

   z    

  

mf

    z     [l.h. only]

più f

   

  

                 sim.

      

   

   

  

sim.

    

 

   

  

                   z 

 

   

mf

(solo)

   

   

col legno

  

      

      

  

   225                    sul pont.  

     

  

(solo)

  

 Vc. z   

      

p

              

      



     

con sord. 220

        

          

   

 





     

  Vln I   Vln II

                   

230

 

      

       

    

  

   

  



sim.

  

   

   

p

 

 

 

  

      p

 

   

     

     

 

                   



 

   


23

Vln I

                   

Vln II

Vla

    

  

  

Vc. z  

   

 Vln I   Vln II

Vla

 

 

Vc. z  

Vln I

Vln II

Vla

Vc.

 

  

  

   

  

z

più f

  

  

 

    

   

 

  

pp

 

   



    

 

  

 240                                           

     

  

                             sim. L.H only                  z      

 

 

   

                     

mf

A/E

(p)

    

   

                       (solo)

235

sf



 

  



p sub.

  

 

sf  

dim. al niente

        

  

 

 

         sf

                            

L.H only

 


Interlude (a) e = 104: piacevole, legato

    nat. 1          con sord.                                e poco  p    con sord.                              

Violin I *

Violin II *

e

mf

      

e

mf

   

con sord.

  

Violoncello

mf

       



con sord.

Viola

p

e



p

 

 

 

poco p



p

*For this section the violins should strive to match one another, as they effectively share 1 line.

Vln I

Vln II

 

 

 

 

sf

p

  

 



 D    Vla     p A      Vc.     ) (p)

p

  

     

  

più f

Vln II

Vla

Vc.

e

    e   

 e

           

               

           Vln I  e 

  

 

  

  

      



più f

(p)

   

più f







 

 

 

  

 

  

(p)

  

      

  e 

gl.

e

e

  

  

 

  

    



 

 

 

 

         

                           

e       e   

   

               

                  

  e

    

 5              

 

e

e

 

               (p)

D      p sf p

  

   A p


Vln I

Vln II

Vla

   

  

  

Vln II

Vla

Vc.

  

e

    

            

e

 

e



 e

poco f

(p)



 

  



 

 e

poco f

    

     

  

 

e

        e

  

       poco f

 

 

   

 

 

    

     

        

 

       

e

     

e

                 

p

pp

      pp

    



p

(p)

(p)

e

e

       

  

 

 



   e

 gl.

(p)

(p)

       

(p)

 

 

poco f

 

 

poco f

           

 

  

(p)

  

10

(p)

poco f

  Vc.  

Vln I

nat.     

            

     



 

p


Very fast h = 88-92 [e = e

Violin I

Violin II

  



 

sff

Interlude (b) 

]

 

              



        f energico

    

f energico

Viola

 

 

 

    

       

 

 

 

     

    

   

 

 

 

 Vc.  

 

 

 

 

 

,       

 Vc.  

  

 

                                

       

 

   

     Vln I  

 

10                             

 

Vla

 

    Vln I     Vln II  

Vln II

 

f sempre All metrical divisions are entirely for practical purposes and must not be conveyed.

Vla



      

f sempre

Violoncello

 





 5                

  

            

           

    

 

 

sul pont.             

 

 

             15                              più p sub.                       più p sub.

 

      

 

sul pont.

 

pizz.

 

arco

 

                          più f e cresc.

più f e cresc.

 pizz.   

arco

 


         20             Vln I             f            nat.               Vln II              f                nat.              Vla      f

  Vc.      Vln I   Vln II

Vla

   



       













     

 

 

25



 



 



 Vln II                Vla           Vc.        Vln I     ff    Vln II    ff    Vla     ff   Vc.    

Poco meno mosso Pesante h = 76

ff

                  

    

 



 



 

                

 

                  f ritmico                      f ritmico                              

 gl                 iss.     Vc.       30

 

 

f



          Vln I    

 



      

            

                 



   

 

 

       

f ritmico

 

 



    



                





 

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    

   

   

 

,

 

,

 

,

 

 

,

   

(no dim.or cresc.)

(no dim.or cresc.)

(no dim.or cresc.)

(no dim.or cresc.)


Interlude (c)           p

Unhurried q = 88

Violin I

Violin II

Viola

e=e

   sim.

          p

    sim.

         p

Violoncello

           *

p

5

p

warmer, più f

sim.

      

sim

                                 

         

        

                                   

warmer, più f

       

sim.

*

     

p

sim

               p sim            

warmer, più f

warmer, più f

p

sim

                          

* Soluble bar and metrical divisions - i.e. should, ideally, dissolve.

          Vln I                     

Vln II

             

Vla

      Vc.       

                                

10

(più f)

                            

        p

                             

        p

(più f)

(più f)

(mf)

(mf)

                                   

(più f)

sim.

Vc.

        p

(mf)

più f

                mp

sim.

mp

sim.

mp

sim.

                   

                           sim.

        

                            

          più f

             

      

               

 

Vla

p

(mf)

                 20               Vln I        Vln II

      

15

sim.

                                         sim.

più f

più f

mp

sim.


                25                      30               Vln I           Vln II

 

Vla

 

Vc.

      

    3

mf warm

      

pp

pp

     

3  Vc.      

      

mf warm



 

sul pont.       

     

nat.   



 

sf

 

         

        

 

 

         

      

nat.        sf

pp

sul pont.

35

sul pont.

sul pont.

nat.    40              



sul pont. nat.                   



sul pont.

sim.

          sf          

 Vc.     

      

pp

mf warm

   Vln I  

        

                

Vla

                                 

        

 

pp

3

Vln II

                            pp

pp

mf 3 warm

Vla

pp

                                                         

  Vln I   Vln II

                                                   

 

nat.                     sul pont.

sf

                      sim. sul pont.

nat.

sim.

sim.

nat.    

 

 

 

 

sim.

                  

sul pont.

sim.

sim.

sim.

sim.

nat.

 sul pont.                   sim.

                   sim.

l.v

l.v

sul pont.

      sul pont.                sim.

l.v

l.v [n.b. All pz.'s must be L.H., rather than ord. pizz.]


Interlude (d) A-B: Each voice should strive not to exceed the others in dynamic level, yet an overall crescendo should, gradually, be effected from inaudibility to maximum volume. This contradiction is designed to elongate the crescendo, as if 'under a microscope.' [B-B1 dim: above in reverse.]

A

Violin I

c. 40" A-A1

    

c. 8"

 

pizz.

Violoncello

  



(slow gliss.)





 (segue)

ad lib. (B/G only)



 (segue)

1

 Vln I   

   

tutti with maximum force (accel.ad  lib.)        

pizz.

Vln II

 

 

c. 20"

 

ff molto

(accel. ad lib.)              

Vc.

          tutti with maximum force

Vln I

 

Vln II

Vla

Vc.



 

arco

c. 3"

 

 

pizz.

  

 ff molto

ff c. 5"



 Begin dim.

Begin dim.

Begin dim.

c. 8"

ff molto

tutti with maximum force

(accel. ad lib.)

c. 4"

     

pizz.

pizz.



sf p sub

tutti with maximum force

Vla



Begin dim. c. 8"

ff molto

c. 40" B-B1

 

 

(segue)

B

A

(slow gliss.)

ad lib. (C/E only)

    pizz.

(slow gliss.)



pizz.

Viola

 

ad lib. (Bb/Gb only)

   

Violin II

(slow gliss.)

 

   

 

arco

pp

c. 6"


B1 arco sub    Vln I 

C Glissando "Strum"



sfz sub.

(arco) sul pont.

Vln II



c. 7"

                   

 

ff sub.

ff sub.

   

Glissando "Strum"

  

arco

poco f

c. 7" (dim.)



 

mp

(dim.)

 (dim.)

mp

C1 

  



  



c. 25"

Further dim. to threshold of audibility, then no dim al fine.

Further dim. to threshold of audibility, then no dim al fine.

Further dim. to threshold of audibility, then no dim al fine.

Vc.



ppp

ppp

   Vln I  

Vla

ppp c. 9"

c. 9"

Vln II



arco

  mp c. 7"



mp

(dim.)

Vc.

f con forza, dim.

c. 18"

Vla



ff con forza, dim.

 

Vln II



c. 7"

 

nat.

pizz.

sfz sub.

Vln I

 

pizz.

ff broadly, dim.

arco sub

Vc.



ff con forza, dim.

sul  pont.                     

Vla

c. 25"

pizz.

  

arco

  ppp dim.

 

ppp


Driftwood on Sand

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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