Masson Askell Kim Perc8

Áskell Másson

Kím

for snare drum solo

Level: intermediate / advanced
Duration: 7'

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Like a plant

KÍM means germ or embryo and the idea is roughly to start on something simple which then gradually grows and takes on a new form, like a plant. The work is a continuation of Askell Masson's exploitation of the possibilities of the snare drum as a solo instrument, using sounds and polyrhythms which he hadn't in the earlier pieces (Prim and Konzertstück).

Composed
2001
Genre
contemporary
Published
2002
Publisher
Editions Bim
Áskell Másson

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... Read more