WUSHU DUEL

 

 

 

YEAR

2013

 

INSTRUMENTATION

Flute & Cello

 

DURATION

6 minutes

 

FIRST PERFORMANCE

April 13, 2014

Erika Boysen (Flute)

Horacio Contrearas (Cello)

University of Michigan

 

 

 

 PROGRAM NOTE

Wushu Duel is homage to the composers love of Kung Fu cinema and the many films of Bruce Lee. The work is like a competition, a grand battle with two masters, one of wind and the other of string. The two imitate each instruments greatests strengths and a cheoropgrahpy is developed that lead from a duel into a more harmonious duo.

 

PERFORMANCE HISTORY

November 23, 2019: Erika Boysen (Flute), Horacio Contrearas (Cello), New York, NY, USA

April 13, 2014: Erika Boysen (Flute), Horacio Contrearas (Cello), Ann Arbor, MI, USA 

 

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