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George Crumb Makrokosmos Volume I

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{PARAGRAPH}The last piece of each part is notated in such a way that the score forms an image: a cross piece 4a circle piece George Crumb Makrokosmos Volume Iand a spiral piece The second volume of Makrokosmos was completed in It largely follows the organizational scheme of the first volume, bears the same subtitle i. Twelve Fantasy-Pieces after the Zodiac and is also scored for amplified piano. Crumb has stated that the two volumes form a sequence of 24 fantasy-pieces. Volume II comprises the following works:. Similarly George Crumb Makrokosmos Volume I Volume Ithe last piece of each part George Crumb Makrokosmos Volume I notated so that the score forms an image: two circles piece 4the peace sign piece 12etc. The piece is written for electric string quartet and its players are required to play various percussion instruments and to bow small goblets as well as to play their instruments in both conventional and unconventional ways. It is one of Crumb's best known pieces, and has George Crumb Makrokosmos Volume I recorded by several groups, including the Kronos Quartet. Crumb's most ambitious work, and among his more famous, is the piece collection Makrokosmospublished in four books. Crumb's first two books of Makrokosmos for solo piano contain 12 pieces, each bearing a dedication a friend's initials, however he also wittily dedicates a piece to himself at the end. On several occasions the pianist is required to sing, shout, whistle, whisper, and moan, as well as play the instrument conventionally and unconventionally. Makrokosmos was premiered by David Burgewho later recorded the work. During the s Crumb's musical output was less prolific, but since Crumb has written several works subtitled American Songbook. Each of these works is a set of arrangements of American George Crumb Makrokosmos Volume I, spirituals and popular tunes: Crumb originally planned to produce four such volumes, [19] but in fact he continued to produce additional sets after the fourth The Winds of Destiny was written, with the seventh volume Jimmy Scott The Source the series Voices from the Heartland being completed Quantic Volcanoes Typically these settings preserve the familiar tunes more-or-less intact, [20] but the accompaniments for amplified piano and percussionists use a very wide range of musical techniques and exotic sounds. In his most recent compositions, which have the subtitle Spanish SongbookCrumb returns to settings of Lorca. Crumb's works are published by the C. Peters Corporation. S Torossi Michelangelo E Il Rinascimento of Crumb's music have appeared on many labels, including several LPs issued by Nonesuch Records in the s. George Crumb Makrokosmos Volume I recently, Bridge Records, Inc. The palette of traditional pianistic colors — those produced by playing on the keyboard as usual — is enriched by traversing the entire pitch range of the George Crumb Makrokosmos Volume I, using special pedal effects, and exploiting an extraordinarily wide dynamic range amplification makes possible not only tremendously loud sounds, but also helps us to hear extremely soft ones. The blurry washes of sound throughout result from strategic use George Crumb Makrokosmos Volume I the damper and sostenuto pedals, and all three pedals are used George Crumb Makrokosmos Volume I create myriad gradations of color. The sostenuto pedal is used far more extensively than in previous piano music. The pianist uses her fingertips and fingernails to pluck and George Crumb Makrokosmos Volume I the strings at various locations, to play glissandi across groups of strings, and to slide or scrape along the length of the string. She creates translucent harmonics by lightly touching nodal points on the strings. The fingertips also serve to dampen vibrating strings, sometimes at the same time that the pianist strikes the notes on the keyboard, resulting in muted drum-like sounds. In other passages, the pianist produces unpitched percussive effects by knocking George Crumb Makrokosmos Volume I the metal crossbeams and soundboard of the instrument. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Bill Evans Trio Featuring Scott La Faro Sunday At The Village Vanguard Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. Genre Keyboard Classical. Period Contemporary. Comp Date Avg Duration Jah Wobble Jaki Liebezeit Holger Czukay How Much Are They


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  1. Fenrishakar
    Arkiv Music carries more than 80 recordings featuring music of George Crumb Amazon carries more than recordings featuring music of George Crumb iTunes has more than 60 titles available for download featuring music of George Crumb. Bridge Records features their Complete George Crumb Edition, all recordings supervised by the composer.
  2. Voodoojin
    A new double-CD release with Japanese pianist Yoshiko Shimizu, playing George Crumb’s Makrokosmos, Volume I, Volume II and Music for a Summer Evening (Makrokosmos III) accompanied by Austrian percussionist Rupert Struber. The title Makrokosmos reflects Crumb’s admiration for Bartók’s piano series Mikrokosmos.4/5.
  3. Daile
    George Henry Crumb or George Henry Jr. Crumb (born October 24, ) is an American composer of modern classical and avant-garde music. He is known as an explorer of unusual timbres, alternative forms of notation, and extended instrumental and vocal techniques, which obtained his innovative techniques in the use of vivid sonorities. Examples include seagull effect for the cello (e.g. Vox.
  4. Mazular
    George Crumb's reputation as a composer of hauntingly beautiful scores has made him one of the most frequently performed composers in today's musical world. Blog; • Makrokosmos, Volume I for amplified piano *() • Makrokosmos, Volume II for amplified piano *().
  5. Moogurn
    MacLEAN, Suzanne. "A Study of Constructional Principles in George Crumb's Makrokosmos, Volume I." Masters thesis. American University, MATTHEWS, Neil Wright. "George Crumb's Makrokosmos, Volumes I and II: Considerations for Performance, Including Observations by David Burge, Robert Miller, and Lambert Orkis." D.M.A. dissertation.
  6. Samumi
    Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about George Crumb - Makrokosmos, Volume I at Discogs. Complete your George Crumb collection/5(22).
  7. Tugrel
    Apr 03,  · In , George Crumb set out to compose a set of piano pieces; the preludes of Debussy and Chopin as well as Well Tempered Klavier of J.S. Bach come to mind as prototypes. What emerged after two years of painstaking distillation, Crumb s Makrokosmos Vol. 1 & 2 for amplified piano, has proved a worthy heir to its 18th and 19th century analogs.4/5(3).
  8. Kar
    15 rows · George Crumb's Makrokosmos, Volume I, subtitled "Twelve fantasy pieces after the Zodiac .

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