The power of the gun : for chamber choir and ensemble
by Matthew Hindson (1992)
This item is not commercially available from the Australian Music Centre. We regret that we cannot offer it for sale.
Library shelf no. Q 782.554/HIN 2 [Not for loan]
Withdrawn: the composer has withdrawn this work and it is no longer available for sale or public performance. Materials held in the Australian Music Centre's collection are for reference and research purposes only.
Instrumentation: Amplified 16 voice SATB choir, amplified string quartet, fretless electric bass guitar (also playing bass drum with foot pedal), bass clarinet (also playing bass drum with foot pedal), trombone (also playing bass drum with foot pedal), piano (also playing bass drum with foot pedal), percussion (2 players: small & large tam-tam, vibraslap, unresonant cowbell, vibraphone, 2 suspended cymbals, 2 bongos, splash cymbal, bass drum with foot pedal, octopads connected to a synthesizer or sampler, 3 rototoms, 2 maracas).
Difficulty: N/A - Not for live performance
"Texts taken from a collection of statements made by a variety of people on the relevant topic" [p.i], and poems by Stanley Keyes and Fleur Adcock.
For study purposes only. Not for live performance.
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