Sheet Music: Score
Mahdoom / Katia Tiutiunnik.
by Katia Tiutiunnik (1998)
The title Mahdoom is an Arabic passive participle which signifies the state of being "destroyed", "demolished" and "razed to the ground". The symbolic dimension of Mahdoom is inspired my vision of "an angel of death", standing alone in a landscape of apocalyptic devastation. I believe this image to be an apt metaphor for the emotional, mental, physical and spiritual destruction of the lives of children as a direct result of terror, in all its forms.
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (7p. -- A4 (portrait))
Duration: 9 min.
First performance by Phil Stuckey — 26 Oct 98. Llewellyn Hall, School of Music, Canberra
Includes programme note.
The composer notes the following styles, genres, subjects etc associated with this work:
Arab music, US foreign policy in Iraq, Arabic language, the music of Franco Donatoni.
This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.
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Score [ePDF]: Mahdoom : [eScore] / Katia Tiutiunnik.
CD: Mahdoom / Katia Tiutiunnik ; Concerto for trombone : allegro ma molto maestoso / Launy Grondahl ; Missa Brevis : Kyrie / Mary Jean Van Appledorn ; Panis Angelicus / Cesar Franck ; Psalm 122 / Emma Lou Diemer ; Three short movements / Marilyn Bliss.
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Analysis & Media
- Article: "Mahdoom" for trombone solo: for the children of Iraq
by Katia Tiutiunnik
Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov, Series VIII: Art • Sport • Vol. 4 (53) No. 1 - 2011
- Video: Mahdoom
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