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C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

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C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

F0 note (21.83 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

G0 note (24.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

A0 note (27.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

Smárason, Halldór: Stop Breathing 

 

 

Basic information

  • Title: 
    Stop Breathing
  • Subtitle: 
  • Duration (in minutes): 
    11
  • Year of composition: 
    2017
  • First performance (year): 
    2017
  • First performance (venue): 
    Musiikin aika
  • First performance (performers): 
    2017
  • Conductor: 
    Obligatory
 

Notes

  • Program notes: 

    stop breathing was written specially for Talea ensemble and Musiikin aika in Viitasaari. The piece is based on a personal experience, portraying the act of trying to sleep while suffering from a nasal congestion.

  • Technical specs: 

    Preperation for piano: Guitar pick, ratchet, rubber mallet.

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Instruments

Total number of musicians: 
19
Musicians1st player2nd player
Flute
1
C bass
Oboe
2
Clarinet
2
B-flat
Saxophone
2
Bassoon
2
Trumpet
2
Trombone
2
MusiciansInstruments
Keyboard
1
Piano
Musicians1st player2nd player
Violin
1
Viola
1
Cello
1
Double Bass
2

 

 

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