Thalassa

Bleicher, Natalie

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score & parts

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Sample score

Open

Duration

4m 00s

Composed

2013

Instrumentation

Flexible Ensemble with Keyboard

Scoring

5 parts, pf and perc

About the work

Thalassa is the second innermost moon of Neptune, and the seventh largest. It orbits Neptune every seven and a half hours. It is irregularly shaped and roughly 80km in diameter. It was discovered in September 1989 from images taken by the Voyager 2 probe. Thalassa is also the Greek word for sea.

This piece is in the form of a passacaglia with a short coda. It was first written for string quintet for a workshop at the CoMA Midwinter Composers’ course in January 2013. It has been arranged for open score ensemble.

Origin

Call for Pieces for CoMA Summer School 2013

Anthology

The score for this work is included in the anthology Open Score: Contemporary Music for All (ISMN: 979-0-9002363-0-2) published by CoMA in 2016. More details

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