Torstensson, Klas

The composer Klas Torstensson has lived and worked most of his adult life in the Netherlands, but his music crosses borders – in all respects. Despite the abstract nature of ...

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Isogloss : 24 solo voices, 12 pairs of planks-12 maracas-12 megaphones, 1985 / Klas Torstensson

Publisher: Amsterdam: Donemus, [1988]
Publisher's number: 03734
Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Mixed choir
Scoring: 6sopr 6alt 6ten/bar 6bas
Remarks: Voor koor: S(6)A(6)T(6)B(6). - Klanktekst. - Opgedragen aan het ASKO koor en Jos Leussink. - Cop. 1985. - Tijdsduur: 18'
Duration: 21'00"
Year of composition: 1985
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Program note (English): Isogloss: a line on a map seperating two areas which differ in some feature of their speech, as in the use of a particular speech sound, word or grammatical construction (Dialect Geograph). Isogloss is part of my 'intermedia'-project Barstend IJs (Cracking Ice) for 24 solo voices, 4 percussionists, tape, laser beams, slides, video projections and computer graphics (Hollland Festival 1986). "It was to spend their time that they did this game, and to excersise themselves, not just waste their time", Alasi Alasuak and Nellie Nungak, Povungnituk, Canada about 'Katajaiit' (Inuit throat songs). - KLAS TORSTENSSON

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