composer

Faegre, Brendan

The music of Brendan Faegre (b. 1985, USA) unites the traditions within which he was formed: jazz and rock drumming, Hindustani classical, and contemporary concert music. Faegre's music has been performed around the ...

related works

Carl's Lament : for chamber orchestra / Brendan Faegre; text by Brendan Faegre

Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Speak Voice and large ensemble
Instruments: stem 2fl 2ob 2cl 2sax-a 2fg 2h 2tpt trb 2perc str

Sonate Es dur : Opus 120 No. 2 : für Klarinette in B und Streichsextett / Johannes Brahms ; bearbeitet von Geert van Keulen, 2009

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Mixed ensemble (2-12 players)
Instruments: cl 2vl 2vla vc cb

Suite from The Writer, His Wife, Her Mistress : for saxophone quartet, piano and violin / Douwe Eisenga

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Mixed ensemble (2-12 players)
Instruments: 4sax pf vn

Cherem de Spinoza : for solo harpsichord and ensemble (flute, clarinet in Bb, percussion, Mustel Harmonium, conductor) / Gianni Bozzola

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Mixed ensemble (2-12 players)
Instruments: cemb fl cl perc harm/cel

 

composition

Four Koans : for violin and viola / Brendan Faegre

Publisher's number: 15512
Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Mixed ensemble (2-12 players)
Instruments: vln vla
Duration: 12'15"
Number of players: 2
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Description:
Four Koans is an exploration of the Zen Buddhist koan concept in a musical context (perhaps the widest known koan—poorly translated—is “what is the sound of one hand clapping?”). I have always loved these irrational statements, stories, and questions designed to foil the logical mind and allow for an intuitive and spontaneous type of comprehension. I have composed these four short movements with the aim of stimulating similar mental faculties in the performers and listeners.

Brendan Faegre

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