AUGUSTA READ THOMAS


Qi

for percussion quartet (2017)


1 leaf. Large oblong folio, 279 x 431 mm. Executed in numerous coloured inks on the blank verso of a printed proof page of music score paper, the music of which has been cancelled by the composer in red ink. 

“Concepts similar to qì can be found in many cultures: prana in Hinduism (and elsewhere in Indian culture), chi in the Igbo religion, pneuma in ancient Greece, mana in Hawaiian culture, lüng in Tibetan Buddhism, manitou in the culture of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, ruah in Jewish culture, and vital energy in Western philosophy.” augustareadthomas.com

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Published by J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians

J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians was established in 1977 by John and Jude Lubrano. Since that time, the firm has come to be recognized as one of the leading international antiquarian dealers in the specialities of Music and Dance.

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