Pulse Magnet

(2001)

by Matthew Hindson

Description
2 pianos and 2 percussion
Duration
16
Genres
Mixed Chamber Ensemble
Instrumentation
perc(2): vib/2 tuned gong/tgl/whistle/large siren/5 wdbl/2 giant tpl.bl or wdbl/3 susp.cym/tam-t/2 conga/2 brake drum/2 BD/glsp/drum kit/c.bells/tamb/chicken shaker/sleighbells/3 tpl.bl/2 bongos
Commission
Commissioned by the Australian Virtuosi. Written with the financial assistance from the Australia Council, the Commonwealth Government's Arts Funding and advisory body
First Performance
9.11.01, Australia, Sydney Opera House: Australian Virtuosi
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Score and parts on special sale from the Hire Library (hire@fabermusic.com)

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'Pulse Magnet' reviews

‘… a feast of rhythmic entertainment without veering to the anticipated extremes of either atonality or who-dropped- the-cutlery-drawer percussion cacophony. The work’s hard - driving opening section played with high-and low-register contrasts from the piano, which gradually slowed down and then fell silent amidst intermittent gong sounds. The keyboards then quietly returned for a melodic interlude – until a gong blast sent them off on a musical roller - coaster ride accompanied by a flashing Read more

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