||Melvin Clive Bird
||Melvin Bird has asserted his right under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, 1988, to be identified as the composer of this work. Please contact the composer for further information. The composer welcomes any performances and recordings. email@example.com
||Handel's intricate canons.
||Some comments by Carolan
||Bird, Melvin Clive
||Polytonal / Atonal
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||To Gerald Barry.
|Average DurationAvg. Duration
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
- 2 flutes, 2 clarinets, 2 saxophones (alto, baritone), accordion
horn, 2 trumpets, trombone, tuba
marimba, mandolin, 2 violins, 2 cellos, piano
This is a virtuoso ensemble work of a minimalist aesthetic.
The piece uses material derived from works by G.F. Handel and Carolan (the latter, a pseudo Baroque composer.
The composer welcomes performances and recordings.
Please contact the composer for further information (parts and a detailed commentary).