Gary Nash

Gary Nash

Composer, Educator, Arranger, Clarinetist

Sheet Music

Mountain Rhapsody

ComposerGary Nash
PublisherGary Nash
Genre Classical / Chamber music
Instrumentation Piano, Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Percussion
Scored forSextet
Type of scoreFull score, Parts
Duration 6'0"
Difficulty Difficult
Year of composition 1992
MOUNTAIN RHAPSODY was composed during compositional study at the 1992 Aspen Summer Music Festival under the guidance of Jacob Druckman, Bernard Rands and George Tsontakis. It was premiered by the Aspen Contemporary Music Ensemble on July 16, 1992 at Paepcke Auditorium in Aspen, CO. This six minute composition for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion is supported by three dissonant hexachords. All three are introduced in the opening section, respectively supporting cello, clarinet and flute solo cadenzas and the thematic material throughout the composition stems from the cadenzas. MOUNTAIN RHAPSODY features two main sections. After the introduction, the first section displays a moderately slow tempo at quarter note = 72. The closing section features asymmetrical meter signatures of 5/16 and 7/16, creating a faster feel as the quarter note remains constant.

Upload date 08 Mar 2017

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