Live recording of the premiere by Kate Ellis
Premiere: Performed by Kate Ellis, at ICC Solo Series, 8th February 2013, Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall, Dublin
To burnish means to make smooth or glossy.
With this piece I wanted to create a smooth and textured sound by moving musical lines across the adjacent strings of the cello. A kind of counterpoint emerges as the voices begin to overlap and shift in register and develop.
Photo by Nathy Coleman