Modernsky Music

(1981)

by Jonathan Harvey

Description
chamber ensemble of 4 players
Duration
6
Genres
Mixed Chamber Ensemble
Instrumentation
ob.ob(=ca).bsn.harpsichord
Commission

Commissioned by the Scunthorpe Music Club

First Performance
18.9.81, Scunthorpe Music Club: Sheba Sound
Availability

Study score 0-571-55557-8 (fp) and parts 0-571-55558-6 (fp) on sale

Programme Notes

This is a parody of Stravinsky's parody of classical styles. Schoenberg's mockingly scornful parody of Stravinsky as "Der Kleiner Modernsky" serves as a paradoxical title.

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