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Symphony No. 1 (Paxton)

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Steven Paxton

Steven Paxton


Subtitle: Variations on a Theme by R. Murray Schafer


General Info

Year: 2014
Duration:
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Creative Spirit Music Publications
Cost: Score Only (print) - $5.00; (digital) - Free


Movements

1. Be silent for a long time, then make a sound
2. Let a sound grow out of the sounds you already hear, then sink back into the silence
3. Improvise to these words of painter Wassily Kandinsky
4. Repeat a word a dozen times


Instrumentation (Flexible)

Any combination and number of instruments.


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Steven Paxton’s Symphony #1 is an open-form composition for ensembles of any size, with any instruments, or with no instruments whatsoever. It draws freely upon, with respect and admiration, the work of composer, philosopher, acoustic ecologist R. Murray Schafer.

- Program Note from publisher


Media

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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music


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