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Damascene Redux for saxophone quartet

Armstrong, T (2014) Damascene Redux for saxophone quartet [Composition]

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Performance notes: a performance of Damascene Redux involves a large amount of collective improvisation based on a single melodic line. The piece has 12 sections. A performance may begin at any section but must then proceed in rehearsal mark order. Section L can loop back to A and onwards if desired. A performance can comprise between 3 and 12 sections and can be of any duration. The guidelines for improvisation in the piece are as follows: Lead player (shown next to each rehearsal mark): vary and extend the notated material using any techniques available Other players: provide a musical response to the leader- accompanying, counterpointing, harmonising, copying, shadowing, etc. Your response can include silence. Dynamics are free. Each part contains the same material but adjusted to range and appropriately transposed. Damascene Redux received its world premiere by the Delta Saxophone Quartet on 21st March, 2014, PATS Studio 1, University of Surrey

Item Type: Composition
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Music and Media
Authors :
Armstrong, T
Date : 2014
Uncontrolled Keywords : Guided improvisation, Saxophone quartet, Delta Saxophone Quartet
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 28 Mar 2017 15:29
Last Modified : 05 Mar 2019 15:37

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