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posted 16 April 2022

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T I M E S P A N

Here's the recording of Timespan, filmed at at the Turner Sims on 2 April. Why not view it in YouTube, like it and leave a comment. If you're on social media, please share the link. More of Vincent's and Roland's solo pieces from the concert will be posted on our YouTube channel when editing is finished.

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posted Jan 2022

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Timespan

SCGS has commissioned a work from Vincent Lindsey-Clark to celebrate the Society’s 50th birthday in 2022.

The piece is called Timespan and is written for guitar ensemble and soloist. Vincent says that it's about "the timespan of music through the ages, played and listened to by all members of SCGS and all guitarists." Each of the five movements represents a decade, featuring a hit song from the period and composed in a particular style - Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Spanish.

Timespan will be premiered at the Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton on Saturday, 2 April 2022. The ensemble will be formed by SCGS members, including its professional performers and teachers. Mark Eden will be our conductor. Timespan will be first on the concert programme so that SCGS players can then relax, settle back and enjoy a recital by Vincent and Roland Chadwick during the rest of the evening.

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