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Narroway – Australian tour

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Richard Narroway performing at Uluru

Huw’s work Bourrée Echo was premiered around Australia in May-June by cellist Richard Narroway as part of his project to tour Bach’s Cello Suite and new works in response by Australian composers.

Bourrée Echo carries the program note:

Meditating on the acoustic possibilities of certain gestures, Bourrée echo draws a large orbit around Bach’s third cello suite Bourrées: Bach’s material is present, but only in the distance, like a star viewed from its last planet.

Richard made a recording of the work at Old Melbourne Gaol (the death-mask of Ned Kelly features in the background):

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