Hic for Instrumental Ensemble (Bird, Melvin Clive)

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Publisher. Info. Melvin Clive Bird
Misc. Notes 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. melvin.bird@hotmail.com
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Work Title Handel's intricate canons.
Alternative. Title Some comments by Carolan
Composer Bird, Melvin Clive
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMB 35
Key Polytonal / Atonal
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Single movement.
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 2001 (June-September)
First Publication. 2015
Dedication To Gerald Barry.
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation 19 players
2 flutes, 2 clarinets, 2 saxophones (alto, baritone), accordion
horn, 2 trumpets, trombone, tuba
marimba, mandolin, 2 violins, 2 cellos, piano

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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). melvin.bird@hotmail.com