Chakras : solos for woodwind instruments
by Paul Kopetz (2014)
This work is an exploration of chakras - their meaning and impact on the human mind and body. Seven different woodwind instruments represent the seven chakras. A Tibetan singing bowl as well as poetry can be incorporated into performance of these pieces.
Instrumentation: Bass clarinet, clarinet, alto sax, tenor sax, bassoon, oboe, flute. Singing bowl optional.
Duration: 26 min.
Contents note: 1. Mooladhara (Bass clarinet) -- 2. Swadhistana (Tenor sax) -- 3. Manipura (Bassoon) -- 4. Anahata (Clarinet) -- 5. Vishuddhi (Alto sax) -- 6. Ajña (Oboe) -- 7. Sahasrara (Flute).
The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc associated with this work:
contemporary classical, extended techniques, meditative, chamber music
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