Come in for a Chat

Dedman, Malcolm

About the work

This is a partially improvised piece within detailed guidelines as to how it should be performed.  The instrumentation also has free elements as it includes a flexible number of players.  The piece may be performed as ‘music theatre’ and suggestions for this are given in the score.

Come in for a Chat! describes a social scene where guess have been invited for a chat.  Themusical material represents the conversations that take place, starting with’polite’, ‘energetic’ and building up to a furious row.  The piece ends with a suggestion of deep regret.  MD


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score & parts


Sample score



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Flexible Ensemble
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