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Where Spirits & Demons Dance

saxophone ensemble edition

Composed by: Nigel Wood
Genre: Contemporary
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Where Spirits & Demons Dance

Description

Composer's note:

'Where Spirits & Demons Dance' was written for Saxophonia, a saxophone choir which evolved out of the National Youth Wind Orchestra, and was premiered by them in their debut concert in April 1995, at the Purcell Room. It was a luxury to have such a large group of accomplished saxophonists at my disposal so I made few compromises over scoring or technical demands, which are relatively evenly spread throughout the ensemble.

The inspiration came from the haunting and sinister sounds of an old barrel-organ heard in the Bohemian heart of Amsterdam, and the choir's homogenous timbres suggest the organ's reedy pipes. The picture of Amsterdam's street life I've portrayed is one of the conflict between its superficial charm and the sleazier undertones of the environment.

Instrumentation

(sno) s s s a a a a t t t b b b (bs) perc perc

Duration

6 min

Other Editions

Where Spirits & Demons Dance is also available in the following editions:

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Cat Ref:
153
Difficulty:
E
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