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Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale), is a work for electric flute, cello and amplified piano by the American avant-garde composer George Crumb. George Henry Crumb or George Henry Jr. Crumb (born October 24, ) is an American Examples include seagull effect for the cello (e.g. Vox Balaenae), metallic vibrato for the piano (e.g. Five Pieces for enter the stage during the piece, and has also used unusual layouts of musical notation in a number of his scores. Get this from a library! Vox balaenae: for three masked players. [George Crumb].

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It has so much depth and you need to practice or you probly won’t be able to play. All submitted reviews become the licensed property of Sheet Music Plus and are subject to all laws pertaining thereto. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Four Processionals for Orchestra in The piano part requires several special extended techniques such as pizzicato playing, muted tones, production of harmonics, etc. He then studied briefly in Berlin. The flute should be equipped with the low b-natural but this is no problem, because most flutists have this type of flute at about the high school level.

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On geprge occasions the pianist is required to sing, shout, whistle, whisper, and moan, as well as play the instrument conventionally and unconventionally. Recordings of Crumb’s music have appeared on many labels, including several LPs issued by Nonesuch Records in the s. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Is it a good teaching tool? Retrieved from ” https: Rate this product’s difficulty level: A lot of the style of this piece is derived from its unique and experimental timbres and colors.


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More like this Similar Items. Five Pieces for Pianoand using a mallet to play the strings of a double bass e. Each of these works is a set of arrangements of American hymns, spirituals and popular tunes: He often asks for instruments to be played in unusual ways and several of his pieces, although written for standard chamber music ensembles, such as Black Angels string quartet or Ancient Voices of Children mixed ensemblecall for electronic amplification.

The placement of the speakers is left to the discretion of the performers. Crumb has earned his living primarily from teaching. It was written in Cope He majored in music at Mason College of Music and Fine Arts subsequently subsumed into the University of Charlestonwhere he received his bachelor’s degree in Leave it blank if you wish to appear as “Anonymous”.

Vox balaenae : for three masked players

Crumb experimented with color fingerings which are alternative fingerings used in succession with each other to alter the timbre and color of a pitch slightly Cope In works like Ancient Voices of ChildrenCrumb employed theatrical ritual, using evocative masks, costumes, scorf sonorities. Your video is in XX format and is playable on most pre-installed video players. Cancel Forgot your password? To send to more than one person, separate addresses with a comma. The piece is in 3 movements, or a simple 3 part form or design.


You may send georve item to up to five recipients. Vocalise for the beginning of time — Variations on sea-time — Sea-nocturne for the end of time. Voice sheet music Flute sheet music Piano sheet music Format: He also experimented with new and alternate tuning systems, often requiring balaneae to change tunings in the middle of a piece he does this with the cello in Vox Balaenae too. Crumb retired from teaching inthough in early he was appointed with David Burge to a joint residency at Arizona State University.

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