48 Responses to Polymorphia


by Jonny Greenwood

48 solo strings (24 vln.8 vla.8 vlc.8 db), all doubling optional pacay bean shakers
19 (or 15)
String Orchestra
24 vln.8 vla.8 vlc.8 db - 48 pacay bean shakers* * - movements 4, 5 & 9 can be cut (creating a 15-minute version), in which case the shakers are not required Bean shakers are easily available on line from places such as: http://www.knockonwood.co.uk/Shakers/pacay-pod-shaker.htm http://www.tagua-tagua.com/seeds-sounds/pacay-seed-pod/
First Performance
FP: 9.9.2011, European Culture Congress, Hala Stulecia, Wroclaw: Sinfonietta Cracovia/Krzysztof Penderecki

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