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Short ride into virtual reality

Breeze, David

About the work

This piece is a kind of musical roller coaster. Any number of instruments may jump on or off the ride at any time provided all the pitches are played by the ensemble. This allows for a considerable degree of flexibility of instrumentation but will also depend on the range of each instrument and the desired timbre or colour of the performance. The only specified instrument is a bell (pitched or unpitched) which signals that the end of the piece is approaching. However, a full keyboard may be required to ensure that all of the pitched, particularly the lowest, are covered.

Technical notes

Players all perform one melodic line from the same part, playing those notes which are within their range. The melodic sections and fragments in the piece are played and repeated in a prescribed order, with some solo sections.

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score & parts

£40.00

Sample score

Open

Duration

2m 00s

Composed

2000

Instrumentation

Flexible Ensemble
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