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Masson Askell Konzertstück Perc4B

Áskell Másson


for snare drum and orchestra

Level: advanced
Duration: 10'


Konzertstück  Konzertstück

PERC4d - Study score
PERC4b - Orchestra score
PERC4c - Orchestra parts
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Performed widely

The two main organizational elements that form the basis of this work are a rhythmic motive and a tone row that mirrors around its middle. Premiered in September 1982 by the Swede Roger Carlsson with the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, this work has since then been performed widely. Evelyn Glennie has in particular performed the work frequently with many of the finest orchestras, a.o. with the Cleveland Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Washington, Cincinnati Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Instrumentation - 6 (horn 5 & 6 ad lib.).2.3.1 - 3 percussion, timpani(4), strings
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