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C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

D0 note (18.35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

F0 note (21.83 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

G0 note (24.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

A0 note (27.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

Marty, Nicolas: B612 

 

 

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Notes

  • Program notes: 

    B612 (2015-2016, 11’30)
    “You know, it will be very nice. I, too, shall look at the stars. All the stars will be wells with a rusty pulley. All the stars will pour out fresh water for me to drink…”
    I said nothing.
    (The Little Prince, Saint-Exupéry)

  • Technical specs: 

    3 flutes (1 flute / Fl. + piccolo / Picc.)
    2 oboes (1 oboe / Hb. + english horn / E.H.)
    2 clarinets (1 clarinet / Cl. + bass clarinet / Cl. Bss.)
    2 bassoons (1 bassoon / Bsn. + contrabassoon / CBsn.)
    4 French Horns – mutes
    2 C Trumpets – straight mutes + harmon mute (tpt.1)
    3 trombones (1 bass trombone) – straight mutes
    1 tuba
    3 percussionnists (see infra) – mallets needed, bow for the vibraphone
    1 harp – superball stick and sleighbells
    strings (min. 10 / 10 / 8 / 6 / 4) – cbss. 5-strings (V on C#) or scordatura IV on C#

    The solist clarinet (Cl. + Cl. Bss.) should be placed outside the orchestra if possible (higher and more to the right).

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Instruments

Total number of musicians: 
60
Musicians1st player2nd player
Flute
3
C
C
Piccolo
Oboe
2
Oboe
Oboe
Cor anglais
Clarinet
2
B-flat
B-flat
Bass
Bassoon
2
Bassoon
Bassoon
Contrabassoon
Horn (F)
4
Trumpet
2
C
C
Trombone
3
Tenor
Tenor
Tuba
1
MusiciansInstruments
Percussion
3
5-Octave Marimba
Vibraphone (F3)
Timpani
Cymbals
Tamtam
Temple Blocks
Other
Harp
1
 
Musicians1st player2nd player
Violin
20
Viola
8
Cello
6
Double Bass
3
5-string
5-string

 

 

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