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Debris and alchemy (octets: brass, keyboard, percussion, string, wind)

by Kate Moore (2009)

Debris and alchemy


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Debris and alchemy / K.E. Moore.

Library shelf no. Q 785.3218/MOO 2 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

Debris & Alchemy is a musical world filled with the unhinged sounds of porcelain plates, car engine springs and garbage cans woven into the tapestry of evolving harmony that denotes a post-apocalyptic landscape; simultaneously familiar and strange, where rusty cars and gothic architecture meld into the horizon.

Work Details

Year: 2009

Instrumentation: Two organs (can be appropriated for keyboards), two tenor saxophones, trombone, baritone electric guitar, piano, percussion.

Duration: 30 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Commission note: Commissioned by Stichting Orgelpark

First performance: by Ensemble Klang, Dorien Schouten — 21 Nov 09. Orgelpark, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Performances of this work

20 Sep 2016: at Ensemble Klang (DE LINK - podium voor onalledaagse kamermuziek). Featuring Ensemble Klang.

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