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Cage-Hymnkus-Gamelan(P) OS

Model: P67158

Availability: In Stock

$88.50

The title is a combination of two words: Hymn and (Hai)kus. The word hymn can be explained, because the parts are made up of verses, which are repeated. Haikus, because each of the verses consists of seventeen events. These events are play...
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The title is a combination of two words: Hymn and (Hai)kus. The word hymn can be explained, because the parts are made up of verses, which are repeated. Haikus, because each of the verses consists of seventeen events. These events are played (or sung) four, five or six times, with varying tempo. The notation uses fixed time-brackets of 30 , 45 or 60 seconds.

Number of Players: 2-15
Difficulty: Grade 5
Instrumentation: Any Combination of....
wordless voice
alto flute
clarinet
alto saxophone
tenor saxophone
tenor saxophone
bassoon
trombone
percussion (2 players)
accordion
2 pianos
violin
violoncello

John Cage was born on September 5, 1912 in Los Angeles, California and died in New York City on August 12, 1992. He studied liberal arts at Pomona College. Among his composition teachers were Henry Cowell and Arnold Schoenberg. Cage was elected to the American National Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and received innumerable awards and honors both in the United States and in Europe.

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