Three Rivers

(2001)

by Derek Bermel

Description
chamber ensemble of 12 players
Duration
14
Genres
Mixed Chamber Ensemble
Instrumentation
fl(pic), 2 cl(Eb, bcl) - bsn - tpt - trtbn - perc(1) - drum kit - keyboard - vln - vlc - db
Commission
Commissioned by WNYC, New York
First Performance
1.3.01: The Kitchen, New York, NY, USA: Kitchen House Blend/Derek Bermel
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'Three Rivers' reviews

‘Three Rivers by Derek Bermel, a new-music composer who has dipped into rock and African music, finessed the distinction between big band and chamber ensemble. As the themes overlapped, grappled, fused and pulled apart, the earthy beat and angular melodies made the music swagger like a more abstract “West Side Story”.’ The New York Times (Jon Pareles), 7 March 2001 Read more

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