Through a Limbeck


by John Woolrich

Solo viola
Commissioned by the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition
First Performance
30.08.03, UK Lionel Tertis Competition, Erin Arts Centre, Isle of Man:

Score 0-571-52243-2 on sale

Programme Notes

The title is a quote from John Milton. A limbeck is a glass, chemical apparatus (an alembic) used for distillation. So my piece, a short set of variations, is about the transformation of some original material. 'Through a Limbeck' was commissioned by the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition.

© John Woolrich

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