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Digressioni modali

Digital Sheet Music [PDF]: Score

Digressioni modali : for tenor saxophone, trumpet and pianoforte [eScore] / Andrián Pertout.

by Andrián Pertout (2015)

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  • Instrumentation: Tenor saxophone, trumpet, pianoforte.
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    Performance by Noah Getz, Jeffrey Chappell from the CD Bénédiction d'un conquérant

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Digressioni modali or Modal Digressions explores the modal characteristics of the seven modes generated by the major scale within a modal harmonic structure essentially founded on a D pedal note. Each mode with its particular set of altered degrees and intervallic relationships displays an individual characteristic colour - the flattened 7th degree in the Mixolydian mode, the further additions of the flattened 3rd in the Dorian mode, flattened 6th in the Aeolian mode, flattened 2nd in the Phrygian mode, and the flattened 5th in the Locrian mode, as well as the singular sharpened 4th in the Lydian mode. The Ionian and Lydian modes are harmonically associated with the major 7th chord, the Dorian, Phrygian and Aeolian modes with the minor 7th, Mixolydian with the dominant 7th and the Locrian with the half diminished (minor 7th/b5) chord.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 digital (PDF) facsimile score (23p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced

Duration: 7 mins, 42 sec.

Commission info: Arranged for American Saxophonist Noah Getz and the ‘3Stream: Where Classical and Jazz Converge’ project

First performance by Noah Getz, Chris Gekker, Jeffrey Chappell — 8 Apr 15. Levine School of Music, ‘3Stream: Where Classical and Jazz Converge,’ Washington, DC, USA

Includes performance directions and extensive programme notes.

Composer's no.: 387c.

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