CHANT (from "A Song, a Hymn & a Chant") lg. orch.

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Full details

CHANT is the third piece from my large orchestra work "A Song, a Hymn & a Chant". I've touched up the orchestration a bit in this posting but the music remains (perhaps, unfortunately?!) unchanged. It's a loud, very noisy piece but recorded at a low volume to avoid distortion from peaks; so if you listen to the MP3 please turn up the volume for the real thing. Scorch/MIDI represents decently gives the overall impression of the piece. But the pen-ultimate measure won't play back correctly as there's lots of ad lib notation. Oh, yeah; What the 'ell does this music 'ave to do with chant? Well, have a listen to the frenzied, rhythmic chanting of the Monkeys' Dance by Tibetan Monks during the Festival of Ramayana and you'll have an idea of the sound world I was trying to capture in this piece.

Score ID
Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
4 minutes
Modern classical music

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