Notated Music The angel of death (Sketches)

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Title
The angel of death (Sketches)
Contributor Names
Reynolds, Roger -- 1934- (creator)
IRCAM (Research institute : France) (funder)
Agora Festival (Paris, France)
Subject Headings
-  Piano with chamber orchestra
-  Piano and electronic music
-  Computer music
-  Electronic music
-  Musical sketches
Notes
-  Sketches for a musical composition for piano, chamber orchestra, and computer-processed sound by Roger Reynolds.
-  Title supplied by composer.
-  Cataloged from digital copy; original manuscript in the possession of the composer.
-  Commissioned by Ircam for the 2001 Agora Festival, Paris.
-  First performed: 7 June 2001, 2001 Agora Festival, Paris.
-  Duration: 34 min.
-  Leaf 1 is the first general sketch for the form of the chamber piano concerto: The angel of death. Leaf 2 is a more advanced plan for the overall form of The angel of death showing the placement of sections and their relative proportions. Leaf 3 is the first 6 and a half minutes of the fully developed plan for The angel of death. Leaf 4 is the "textural sketch" positing the nature and proportions of Theme 4 (of the work's five thematic elements.). Leaf 5 is the opening of the ensemble realization of the textural plan (shown in Leaf 4) for Theme 4 of The angel of death. Leaf 6 is the plan for the culminating computer segment (or "image" of The angel of death: S7.) (Content)
Form
manuscript sketch
Extent
[6] leaves
Repository
Music Division, Library of Congress
Online Format
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Description
manuscript sketch | [6] leaves | Sketches for a musical composition for piano, chamber orchestra, and computer-processed sound by Roger Reynolds. Title supplied by composer. Cataloged from digital copy; original manuscript in the possession of the composer. Commissioned by Ircam for the 2001 Agora Festival, Paris. First performed: 7 June 2001, 2001 Agora Festival, Paris. Duration: 34 min. Leaf 1 is the first general sketch for the form of the chamber piano concerto: The angel of death. Leaf 2 is a more advanced plan for the overall form of The angel of death showing the placement of sections and their relative proportions. Leaf 3 is the first 6 and a half minutes of the fully developed plan for The angel of death. Leaf 4 is the "textural sketch" positing the nature and proportions of Theme 4 (of the work's five thematic elements.). Leaf 5 is the opening of the ensemble realization of the textural plan (shown in Leaf 4) for Theme 4 of The angel of death. Leaf 6 is the plan for the culminating computer segment (or "image" of The angel of death: S7.) (Content). Manuscript Sketch (Form). Manuscript Sketch (Form).
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