Concerto for Beatboxer and Orchestra
- concerto for solo beatboxer, amplified orchestra and 5 ensemble beatboxers
- Solo Voice(s) with Orchestra, Multiple Voices and Orchestra
- 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!
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
Score and parts available for hire