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Cosmopolitan Gigue (mixed quartet)

Klassische Musik/Kammermusik • 2012
 
     
 

Cosmopolitan Gigue (mixed quartet)

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Verkäufer Joseph Hasper
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Instrumentierung
Klavier, Geige, Kleine Trommel, Vibraphon, Xylophon, Becken, Maracas, Quint
Partitur für
Quartett
Art der Partitur
Partitur
Verleger
Jazz Charts Online
Schwierigkeitsgrad
Fortgeschritten
Länge
9'0
The “Cosmopolitan” Gigue (for violin, piano, and two percussion) is modern, modal take on a Baroque gigue. It is “cosmopolitan” because it draws from both the French and Italian gigue styles. Both styles share the characteristics of compound duple meter (6/8 or 12/8); binary form (with each section repeated) ; a lively tempo; and characteristic rhythms. Full score (19 pages). Approx. 9'00" duration.

Violin
Piano
Percussion I (xylophone, maracas, 2 tenor drums, slapstick)
Percussion II (vibraphone, 3 suspended cymbals, snare drum)

"The harmonies throughout the piece are modal, based on the Lydian and Mixolydian modes, and the melodies reflect their modal basis as well—primarily F Lydian in the A section, and G Mixolydian in the B section. These tonalities are freely modulated, however, and freely combined with each other. The effect is a texture in which individual elements are clearly distinguishable as to their particular modes, but their combination (often resulting in all-pitch clusters on a mode) results in a shifting, ambiguous modality."
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