Item Details

The Fall of the Empire: Speaking Percussionist

Frederic Rzewski
Format
Musical Score
Published
Lebanon, NH : Frog Peak Music, [2017?]
Language
Staff notation
English words
Contents
  • The fall of the empire. Prolog : for seed pod with voice / text: Thomas Jefferson ; Act 1. Angel shoot : for vibraphone ; Act 2. Monsters : for bass drum, tubular bell, & radio / text: Dickens (The chimes) ; Act 3. Three sons : for tubular bells / text: Mother Goose ; Act 4. Global warming : for any four sounds ; Act 5. The ground : for any five objects ; Act 6. Sacrifice : for glockenspiel ; Act 7. Sabbath, from "Shem's diary" : for solo speaking percussionist / text: Mark Twain, Papers of the Adam family
  • Fall of the Empire. Act 1. Angel shoot : for soprano saxophone & piano.
Description
1 score (23, 4 pages) ; 22 x 28 cm
Notes
  • For speaking percussionist (seed pod, vibraphone, bass drum, tubular bells, radio, found objects, unspecified instruments); Act 1. arranged for soprano saxophone & piano with narration (presumably by pianist).
  • Composed 2007.
  • Dedicated to Allen Otte; arrangement of Act 1 dedicated to John Sampen and Marilyn Shrude.
  • Reproduced from holograph.
  • Publication date from vendor record.
Publisher/plate no.
Rze64 Frog Peak Music
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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