Tendrils

Howard Skempton

Tendrils has been performed in Borås, London and Montréal…

Tendrils is a continuous movement of undulating lines. Although the piece seems to unfold, the impulse was lyrical and experimental. The first task was to compose the process.

Howard Skempton [reproduced by permission of Oxford University Press] [iv-07]


Tendrils was composed for the Smith Quartet. It was commissioned jointly by the BBC and the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (HCMF).

Tendrils

  • Howard Skempton
  • Year of composition: 2004
  • Duration: 19:57
  • Instrumentation: string quartet
  • Commission: BBC, HCMF

On disc

Concerts

14 Octo 2006
KondoSkempton
Borås (Sweden)
11 Febr 2007
7:30 pm
ArnoldOesterleSkemptonTrunkVivier
London (Ontario, Canada)
15 Marc 2007
8:00 pm
Série QB
BarrySchubertSkempton
Montréal (Québec)
19 Apri 2013
8:00 pm
Série QB
AhvenniemiMcKinleyMillerSkempton
Montréal (Québec)