MASQUES

Composer: 

Year Authored (or revised): 

1973

Scoring: 

pf, brass qnt (2.1.1.1)

Duration (min): 

12:

Movements-Titles: 

1

First Performance: 

April, 1974 - School of Music, Western Michigan University., Western Brass Quintet, Phyllis Rappeport, Piano

A musical theatre piece for brass quintet and piano, which includes processionals, pageantry, and numerous extended instrumental performance techniques for all performers, with a focus on ringing, echo-like timbres. Also, a good deal of controlled improvisation and graphic notation throughout. High difficulty, advanced performers only.

Written with the support of a Creative Activities Fellowship from Western Michigan University. Recorded on CRI in the 1970's.

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