Catalogue

Soulistic

Sutherland, Rowland

About the work

Triggered by a recent visit to my parent’s birthplace, St. Vincent in the West Indies, Soulistic is a Caribbean soul jazz reflection of the experience. Echoing the resonance of the people, culture and island.

Frequently hearing the sounds of US soul (R&B), Boom Drum traditional street bands, calypso and soca… alongside the steel band ‘Jump Up’ and the vibrant street life.

Built on a number of segued sections, the form is loosely based on an accompanied canon, following the opening bars. To be played soulfully with at times a soloist-like approach, hence the title.

Origin

Commissioned by Andrew Toovey for Open Score 2010

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score & parts

£65.00

Sample score

Open

Duration

10m 00s

Composed

2010

Instrumentation

Flexible Ensemble

Scoring

4 high parts, 4 middle parts, 4 lower parts

Availability

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