ENS139 Score and parts
Áskell Másson (*1953)
Played by the best orchestras, ensembles and soloists, his music reflects a powerful sense of drama. The variety of rhythms and sounds, the combination of lyrical and percussive moments, give to his compositions a unique intensity.
Áskell Másson (b. 21. November 1953) is amongst Iceland´s leading composers. With a varied background as a woodwind player and percussionist, he was...
Sundry shadows flickering around the trumpet
This work is about shadows, expressed in the form of musical images, of such things as colours, images from the past, and the interplay of shadows between the soloist and the ensemble as well as within the ensemble itself.
The principal idea however, is to present the solo trumpet in an individual spotlight with all of the various and sundry shadows flickering around it.
This piece was commissioned by the Spanish Brass Luur Metalls in 2003 for their concerts and a CD recording with soloist Ole Edvard Antonsen.
- solo trumpet in C and brass quintet (2 trumpets, horn, trombone and tuba)
- Editions Bim