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Today -Yesterday by John Alan Vivian Gould Quartet was released Oct 22, 2002 on the Revolve label. "Today-Yesterday", comprising String Quartet No.1 ("The Key") 26'00"; Clarinet Quintet No.1 in D ("The Princess") 27"00.
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Australian composer Derek Strahan wrote these two chamber works in 1980/81 for release on a recording marking his decision to concentrate on composing concert music after a long period working as a composer/writer in the music and TV industries. Today -Yesterday The agenda became somewhat complicated by the intrusion of an complex love affair, which found its way into the musical content of these pieces!
The String Quartet is the more intense of the two and combines passages depicting emotional conflict with lyrical passages depicting romantic fervour. Today -Yesterday contains a single disc with 8 songs.
The work is based on a musical cipher: La Octave Re Ninth A. Today -Yesterday The cipher is, musically, "The Key" to the work. Today -Yesterday It recurs constantly, but in a constantly changing form. Only the last note (A) is of constant pitch. The other notes (as befits sol-fa designation), change pitch according to what (musical) Key the work is in at the time. ...See Full Description
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|CD Universe Part number||7128114|
|Release Date||Oct 22, 2002|
|Recording Time||53 minutes|
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