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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A lot of balaenea style of this piece is derived from its unique and experimental timbres and colors. It teachs you that playing the flute is harder Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Even though the score is at times graphic, the rhythm and pitch are fairly strict and conventionally marked throughout. Flutter tongue is also used. For the American chef, see George Crum.

Vox Balaenae For 3 Masked Players

Please enter the message. Some of his most successful students include the composers Christopher Balaneae, Jennifer Higdon and Osvaldo Golijov, one of my personal favorite composers of all time.

Write a review Rate this item: Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Crumb is also a developer of extended instrumental and vocal technique. He then studied briefly in Berlin. Voice of the Whale.

Recordings of Crumb’s music have appeared on many labels, including several LPs issued by Nonesuch Records in the s. Imprint from stamp on page 1. Hovhaness’s work imitates the recorded sounds with low basses and creates a rich orchestral ocean atmosphere, and Cage’s piece breaks up the word “whale” into its phonemes and extends those sounds, in contrast to Crumb’s approach which acoustically imitates aspects of whale sounds and like most of his pieces relates them to a balaenad viewpoint.


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Vox balaenae : for three masked players

Vox Balaenaemetallic vibrato for the piano e. He obtained a gekrge degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. By signing up you consent with the terms in our Privacy Policy.

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On several balawnae the pianist is required to sing, shout, whistle, whisper, and moan, as well as play the instrument conventionally and unconventionally.

Please enter recipient e-mail address es. In addition, the three players also play other secondary instruments. The flautist and cellist both play the crotales. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private.

Crumb’s most ambitious work, and among his more famous, is the piece collection Makrokosmospublished in four books.

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He obtained his M. It was written in Cope You can also download at any time in your Digital Library.

If you have any suggestions or comments on the guidelines, please email us. Although his music from this period exhibits some novel features, it owes more to traditional techniques than to the more experimental areas of the avant-garde.


Musical score View all editions and formats Rating: Crumb indicates that the strings must be marked with the correct pitch names with tape in order to increase accuracy. This site uses cookies to analyze your use of our products, to assist with promotional and marketing efforts, to analyze our traffic and to provide content from third parties.

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II ” are built from cello harmonics with string glissandos and silently depressed clusters on the keys of the electric piano. Crumb’s son, David Crumbis a successful composer balaemae, sinceassistant professor at the University of Oregon. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. The “Variations on Sea-Time Sea Theme”, “Archeozoic Var. Similar Items Related Subjects: Retrieved from ” https: Crumb, like many of his contemporaries, also experiments with graphic notation Cope It has so much depth and you need to practice or you probly won’t be able to play.

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