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Lowest drawer

Sheet Music: Score

The Lowest drawer : for bass flute, bass clarinet, cello and electronics / Cat Hope.

by Cat Hope (2013)

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  • Instrumentation: Cello, bass flute, bass clarinet and electronics.
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    Performance by Decibel New Music from the CD Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 42.

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The three instruments in this piece trigger sine tones that duplicate the pitch each instrument plays at particular moments in the piece. These tones, from 13 different pick up points, gradually build to a 13-note chord, which will be different each time the piece is played. The tones draw only pitch - all texture is stripped away and the sine tone continue the trajectory until the end of the peice. The score is proportional, but the player chooses which pitch to play in each iteration, meaning a different cluster will be formed each time. As with many of Cat's works, the piece descends lower in pitch as it unfolds, ending in the lowest range (drawer) of each instrument.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (10p. -- A4 (landscape))

Difficulty: Medium — Graphic score

Duration: 7 min.

Commission info: For Decibel new music ensemble

First performance by Decibel New Music at Western Australian Composers Project (Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA)) on 5 Jul 2013

Includes performance notes.

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.

For performance, a copy of the continuous (or scroll) format score is available. Please see the "Score [ePDF]" version of the work in the 'Related Products' section below.
The Decibel ScorePlayer, an iPad application that puts the score in motion and coordinates the performance, is required for performance of this work.

The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc assocaited with this work:
Experimental New Music, Graphic Notation, Animated Notation, electroacoustic. Influences: Alvin Lucier, Elaine Radigue, Giacinto Scelsi.

To perform this piece you will need the Decibel ScorePlayer, an iPad application that puts the score in motion and coordinates the performance.

Graphic notation edition

ISMN: 979-0-67311-808-9

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Score [ePDF]: The Lowest drawer : for bass flute, bass clarinet, cello and electronics [eScore] / Cat Hope.

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Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 42.
CD: Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 42.

 

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