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The musical compositions of Richard Burdick

Opus 81:

Variation on a theme for horn quartet, Opus 81
Written January 1994
The theme is the music from the original star trek TV series,
but it never quite gets to the original.
I was exploring the use of inversion quite a bit in this piece,
as a matter of fact, I don't know another piece that the use of
inversions quite so prominent & prevalent.

I recorded this in the afternoon on December 5 & 7, sort of a rush job.
I am still trying to decide if I like this piece or not.

I would like to know if people like this or hate it.
email me with your vote.

If you really like it I can email a PDF of the score.


Web release premiere 2007
This work can be heard on CD25 "Nice Notes"

This work can be found at the Canadian Music Center Libraries

This work is registered with ASCAP as # 2787613

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