Carey, Ross James

Ross James Carey is a composer and pianist. Born in Lower Hutt, New Zealand in 1969, he has been teaching at universities in Malaysia since 2010. As both a composer ...

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Fanfare(s) : Entrance music for brass quintet / Ross James Carey

Genre: Chamber music
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Scoring: h 2trp trb tb

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Seven Portraits : for piano / Svyatoslav Lunyov

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Foxtrot : voor twee piano's, 1953 / Henk Badings

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Hommage à Haydn : for piano / Ross James Carey

Publisher's number: 15192
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Piano
Scoring: pf
Duration: 2'50"
Number of players: 1
Year of composition: 2009
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

The title of the work comes from Debussy’s solo piano piece Hommage à Haydn composed in 1909, one of a number of commissioned works written to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Haydn's death. Debussy’s homage was the initial inspiration for me to compose my own homage to the classical master.
Like the Debussy piece, my homage utilises the HAYDN quotation-signature (in musical tones B-A-D-D-G) as the basis for its musical material. A nine-note form of this motif (HADNHAYDN) forms the ostinato heard as a moto perpetuo in the treble throughout most of the piece. Formally, the piece is in cyclic form. The left hand elaborates melodic material derived from the quotation-signature above several pedal points, with the motif eventually modulating to a whole-tone variant followed by a series of sustained chords which, as in Debussy’s homage, signals the works' close.

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