Sheet Music: Score & Part(s)
Tambourin : Movement IV, from 'Gouttes d’un Sang Etranger', version for alto saxophone and viola da gamba / Felicity Wilcox.
by Felicity Wilcox (2014)
This is a recomposition from the Suitte d'un Gout Etranger, composed by Marin Marais in 1717. It builds on his earlier work significantly and transforms his lively rhythmic dance-like tune for solo bass viol into a yearning, slow duet.
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score 4p. -- A4 (portrait)) and 1 part (4p. -- A4 (portrait))
Difficulty: Medium — Filigree and Baroque gestures in the saxophone part, with one microtone. Double stops and sustained drones in gamba part.
Duration: 4 mins
As this movement is for two instruments and free timing, the part is for both and differs only in its transposition for Saxophone.
The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc associated with this work:
Baroque, early music, recomposition.
Composed as part of Wilcox's doctoral portfolio within the larger work multimedia work 'Gouttes d'un Sang Etranger'.
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This work also exists as the following versions:
- Duos: Clarinet, cello
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