Isolation

Joe Duddell (1972)

Isolation 2006

1.0.ca.0.bcl.1-2.1.1.0-pno-str(3.3.4.3.2 minimum)
Duration 
15
Commissioner 
Publisher 

The title of this piece refers to the segregation of musical material – Joe Duddell became interested in the perception of disjointed gestures while studying Webern. However, Duddell quotes Stravinsky’s Symphony of Wind Instruments or Tippett’s Concerto for Orchestra as more obvious influences. The title is also borrowed from Joy Division’s album Closer, which for Duddell still has a strong resonance.

Performances 
1.5.06 Civic Hall, Stratford-upon-Avon: Orchestra of the Swan/Nicholas Cleobury
2.5.06 Cheltenham: Orchestra of the Swan/Nicholas Cleobury
1
Flute
1
Oboe
cor anglais
1
Clarinet
bass clarinet
1
Bassoon
1
Horn
1
Trumpet
3
Violin
3
Violin II
4
Viola
3
Cello
2
Double bass
1
Piano
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