Tavener on Mozart
1st November 2006
spheres, so to speak, and to meditate on it through four main cycles. In a sense all the music has its source in Mozart, whether recognisable or not. Various rhythmic, harmonic and contrapuntal ideas are common to all the different essences, as is the ordering of the note patterns. The solo oboe should be placed in the middle of the performance space, with the four quartets spaced around him in north, south, east and west directions, as far apart as is practicable.” Further performances take place Thursday 9 November at West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge and Friday 10 November 2006 at St Andrew's Hall, Norwich.