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After the kingfisher's wing
Music inspired by the poetry of T.S. Eliot

After the kingfisher's wing
Has answered light to light, and is silent, the light is still
At the still point of the turning world.

T.S. Eliot (from Burnt Norton)

The mystical imagery of T.S.Eliot's Four Quartets is the inspiration for composer Erik Griswold's new work After the Kingfisher's Wing, a labyrinth of intricate textures, mind bending polyrhythms and still points interrupted by sudden bursts of energy.

The Yellow Fog for flute, clarinet, violin, and cello
Well Kept Secrets for oboe & bassoon
The Dimpled Veins for flute & percussion
Hold onto the center for prepared piano
After the Kingfisher's Wing for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion
All compositions by Erik Griswold, 2010

Who: Composer Erik Griswold Musicians Janet McKay, Kathleen Gallagher, Bettina Crimmins, Rianne Wilschut, Oscar Garrido de la Rosa, Liam Viney, Vanessa Tomlinson, Graeme Jennings, John Addison Recording Andrew Chen
What: Music inspired by the poetry of T.S. Eliot
When & Where: 6 October 2010 @ Ian Hangar Recital Hall

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