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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Crumb’s son, David Crumbis a successful composer and, sinceassistant professor at the University of Oregon. Streams Videos All Posts. The piece is in 3 movements, or a simple 3 part form or design. Some of his most successful students include the composers Christopher Rouse, Jennifer Higdon and Osvaldo Golijov, one of my personal favorite composers of all time. Makrokosmos was premiered by David Burgewho later recorded the work. Review Guidelines Explain exactly why you liked or disliked the product.

Do you usually like this style of music? The piece is written for electric flute, electric cello, and electric piano, but none of these are really electric instruments, rather they are amplified acoustic instruments.

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

Voice sheet music Flute sheet music Piano sheet music Format: After initially being influenced by Anton WebernCrumb became interested in exploring unusual timbres. Citations are based on reference standards. You may also enter a personal message. If you do not wish to be contacted, leave it blank. Please do not use inappropriate language, including profanity, vulgarity, or obscenity.


However, Crumb chose not to literally transcribe the whale calls, preferring instead to use the instruments to suggest the sound and feel of the songs Cohen You may have already requested this item.

If you have any suggestions or comments on the guidelines, please email us. Your video is in XX format and is playable on most pre-installed baalenae players. Black Angels is another piece which displays Crumb’s interest in exploring a wide range of timbres.

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It teachs you that playing the flute is harder The flute should be equipped with the low b-natural but this is no problem, because most flutists have this type of flute at about the high school level.

III ” is built from flute harmonics and cycles on cello and piano. For the American chef, see George Crum. He majored in music at Mason College of Music and Fine Arts subsequently subsumed ecore the University of Charlestonwhere he received his bachelor’s degree in You can also listen to your MP3 at any time in your Digital Library.


George Crumb – Vox Balaenae For 3 Masked Players

I’m really disappointed, how lack of attention in cetral europe has this kind of music. Crumb also played with alternative bowings, prepared piano, electrically amplified instruments, unconventional bows or beaters, taps, knocks, singing while playing instruments, etc.

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Vox balaenae : for three masked players

Even though the score is at times graphic, the rhythm and pitch are fairly strict and conventionally marked throughout. He obtained his M. Sea Theme”, “Archeozoic Var. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. This makes it even more cool.

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Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Echoes of Time and the River Karel Husa ‘ He obtained a masters degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. George Crumb’s “Vox balaenae bbalaenae three masked players” Voice of the Whale is scored for electric flute, electric piano, and electric cello and four antique cymbals crotales.

It has so much depth and you need to practice or you probly won’t be able to play.