Action music : flexible instrumentation
by Erik Griswold (2013)
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Performance by Ensemble Offspring, Clocked Out from the CD Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 55
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Action Music may be played by any number of instruments, in any combination, from soloist to orchestra! Throughout most sections of the piece, the performers play together in a tight rhythmic unison, following the same general melodic shape. However each player decides for themselves exactly what pitches, sounds, and instrumental techniques to employ. Some sections use graphic notation - dots, dashes, and scribbles to depict the musical textures. Other sections use descriptions to suggest changes in sound or mood, such as "Massive Noise," "Drunken, wobbly," or "Sharp and edgy."
Instrumentation: Open instrumentation.
Duration: 8 min.
The composer notes the following genres, styles, subjects etc. associated with this work:
improvisation, jazz, avant-garde, experimental
Action Music, by Erik Griswold
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