Carey, Ross James

Ross James Carey is a composer and pianist. Born in Lower Hutt, New Zealand in 1969, he has been teaching at universities in Malaysia since 2010. As both a composer ...

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Postcard from Here : for piano / Ross James Carey

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Piano
Instruments: pf

Reinaert de vos : = Le roman de Renart, een spel om te dansen, te zeggen en te zingen, in vier taferelen, un jeu à danser, dire et chanter, en quatre tableaux / Marius Monnikendam

Genre: Opera, musical theatre
Subgenre: Opera
Instruments: 4soloists recit GK4 3322 4331 timp perc vibr(mar) xyl hp pf(cel) str dancers

Palace Hotel : for piano, 1998 / Otto Ketting

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Piano
Instruments: pf

Symfonietta : voor kamerorkest / gecomponeerd door Jan Masséus

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Orchestra
Instruments: 2200 2000 str



Two Pieces : for three gamelan players / Ross James Carey

Publisher's number: 15195
Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Gamelan
Instruments: gamelan
Duration: 6'00"
Year of composition: 1999
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

In these pieces for a chamber grouping of just three gamelan instruments, I used as the basis for composition a combined scale made up of notes from the pelog and slendro modes. The first piece combines a repeated ostinato and melody in a laid-back ‘bluesy’ kind of way. The second piece is a wholly serial composition consisting of a repeated cycle of notes; the three performers play each note on their instrument once only (making a complete cycle) before again the notes are played in the same order, although the ensemble (the interlocking pattern) can be varied in the subsequent repetition.

Saron barung in slendro, saron barung in pelog, demung in slendro.

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