Kadenzs, Eighth-tone for Double Bass (Hill, Malcolm)

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Work Title Kadenzs Eighth-tone
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Composer Hill, Malcolm
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. mj185
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMH 62
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1992
First Performance. 1992-02-21, London, Cambridge New Music Players
First Publication. 1992
Average DurationAvg. Duration 7 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation double bass

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A quasi-cadenza for solo double bass which gradually exploits the division of a tone into eight equal parts, and demonstrates their differences from the harmonics produced from open strings.