Sheet Music: Score
Miss Fortune X : for two strings, inside piano, percussion and AM static / Cat Hope.
by Cat Hope (2012)
Miss Fortune X is the name of a radio controlled model airplane my father built and flew several iterations of throughout his lifetime. The work uses segments of the base plan as a guide for the construction of the score, and in more detail, the piano part, where an ebow and roughened plectrums are used to alter the timbre of the instrument. The original plan, from a magazine, had been copied and resized many times over many years, creating a layer of visual noise in later copies which is also included as musical material for the work. The piece continues my explorations of drone and glissandi, and the sonic colour of radio static, which carries a new metaphorical meaning in this work. It is dedicated to Douglas Campbell Hope (1936 - 2012).
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (8p. -- A3 (landscape))
Difficulty: Advanced — Graphic score
Duration: 8 min.
Commissioned by Decibel New Music.
First performance by Decibel New Music — 3 Dec 12. WA Museum, Perth
Please note, this is a study score for research use. It is reproduced in standard book format with page breaks inserted to facilitate page turns.
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