Concerto for Beatboxer and Orchestra

(2010)

by Anna Meredith

Description
concerto for beatboxer, orchestra and 5 beatboxers
Duration
12
Genres
Solo Voices with Orchestra
Instrumentation
Solo beatboxer (plus 5 beatboxers within the ensemble, beatboxers would need to be able to read notation to a certain degree) - 0.1.1(=Ebcl).bcl.asax(=ssax).cbsn - 1.1.0.btrbn.0 - perc(3) I:susp.cym.mar.drum-kit(4 toms) II:susp.cym.shell-chimes.snare.drum-kit(4 toms) III:BD.SD-kit(4toms) - harp - electric gtr - mandolin - strings. Entire ensemble and beatboxers to be amplified. The beatbox notation is essentially phonetic and could be adapted around an individual beatboxer – watching a video of the performance is recommended or contacting the composer with any questions!
Commission

Commissioned by the Southbank Centre

First Performance
19.02.10 first performed by Shlomo with an ensemble made from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, London Sinfonietta, Philharmonia Orchestra, The Vocal Orchestra and conducted by André de Ridder, at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London, UK
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