Big Cat on Red Velvet
About the work
A piece about the “Beast of Bodmin” and the mysterious big cats. This imaginary one was captured many hundreds of years ago and paraded through the village of its captors on a cart covered in red velvet. The piece is about inventing a myth. It is a processional.
For 4 part group, plus 2 percussion, and keyboard. Part 1 – vn, fl, ob, cl; Part 2 – vn, cl, asax, tpt; Part 3 – va, hn, tsax, tbn; Part 4 – Vc, Bn: perc – tri, maracas, claves, guiro, cowbells, suscym, small drum
Call for Pieces entry: The State of the Nation 1998