Not envious of rabbits

Not envious of rabbits : Performing materials

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The title of this piece is taken from the fourth verse of a poem called 'Vertical Spaces' by Colin Johnson. The piece is demanding for the performer, who has to both adhere to Finnissy's detailed instructions, and has a certain amount of freedom to interpret the occasional bars of graphic score. There are dramatic changes of tempo and overall the piece is to sound 'boisterous'. The piece was commissioned by CoMA for the 'Open Score' project.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 16 pages
  • 210 x 297mm | 74g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 019335988X
  • 9780193359888

About Michael Finnissy

Michael Finnissy was born in Tulse Hill, London in 1946 and studied at the Royal College of Music. He later studied in Italy with Roman Vlad. He went on to create the music department of the London School of Contemporary Dance, and has been associated as composer with many notable British dance companies. He has also been musician in residence to the Victorian College of the Arts, the City of Caulfield in Australia, and the East London Late Starters Orchestra. In 1999 he was made Professor of Composition at the University of Southampton. Finnissy has been featured composer at the Bath, Huddersfield and Almeida festivals, amongst others, and his works are widely performed and broadcast worldwide. Recordings are available on various labels, notably NMC and Metier; the latter has released a cycle of CDs to great critical acclaim.show more