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El primer viaje

Sheet Music: Score

El primer viaje : for mixed ensemble, tape and computer / Andrián Pertout.

by Andrián Pertout (2000)

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  • Instrumentation: Soprano, contralto, clarinet in B flat (doubling bass clarinet), contra-bassoon (doubling bassoon), trumpet in B flat (doubling flugelhorn), tenor trombone (doubling bass trombone), celesta, cello, contrabass, tape. Laptop computer required for displaying slides.
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'El Primer Viaje' or 'The First Journey' utilizes a series of five recordings conducted on the Nave-Moto Verdi on Tuesday, 22nd of February, 1971. The geographical location is the Atlantic Ocean, and somewhere between the ports of Cristóbal (Panama) and Cartagena (Colombia). The point of departure for 'The First Journey' is Valparaíso (Chile), while the final destination is Genova (Italy). After purchasing a cassette recorder in the port of Cristóbal, Aleksander Pertout decides to test it out by recording conversations with various members of the Pertout family, not realizing that this will have a sentimental significance three decades on. Italy is the country that the Pertout family hopes to adopt, and being multilingual Aleksander speaks the romance language at every opportunity, although the principal language spoken throughout the recordings is Spanish, with inclusions of Portuguese, Russian and English.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (47p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional

Duration: 14 min.

First performance by New Audience Ensemble, Kevin Purcell — 29 Oct 01. Melba Hall, University of Melbourne

Includes extensive programme and performance notes.

Composer's no.: 376.

The composer notes the following influences, subjects, genres etc associated with this work:
Nave-Moto Verdi Atlantic Ocean: somewhere between the ports of Cristóbal (Panama) and Cartagena (Colombia)

Winner of the 2002 Michelle Morrow Memorial Award for Composition.

This work is for performance with tape and optional slides displayed on computer.

Typeset edition.

ISMN: M-67301-288-2

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