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Jonestown Threnody

Sheet Music: Score

Jonestown Threnody : for string septet / David Chisholm.

by David Chisholm (2008)

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  • Instrumentation: 2 violins, 2 viola, 2 cellos, double bass.
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    Performance by International Contemporary Ensemble, Eric Dudley from the CD re-sound: Sublating the symbol

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Jonestown Threnody was inspired by Stanley Nelson's extraordinary 2006 documentary Jonestown: The life and death of the People's Temple and was written to mark the 30 year anniversary of the Jonestown Massacre, the largest mass suicide in modern history.

The work was recorded, mixed and mastered by Myles Mumford at Experimental Media Performing Arts Center, New York on November 24 and 25 performed by ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble) conducted by Eric Dudley.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (28p. -- B4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced — Extremely complex rhythm and colour requirements

Duration: 9 min.

Dedication note: Dedicated to the children of Jonestown
Commission info: Commissioned by EMPAC (Experimental Media Performing Arts Center, New York) and BalletLab as a source work for MIRACLE

First performance by International Contemporary Ensemble, Eric Dudley — Nov 08. Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, New York

Includes program note.

Typeset edition.

ISMN: 9790720201368

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Jonestown Threnody
Parts: Jonestown Threnody : for string septet / David Chisholm.

re-sound: Sublating the symbol
CD: re-sound: Sublating the symbol : an album of Australian work.

 

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