An Introduction to the Moon: Set of Parts
By: Libby Larsen (composer)Other Formats
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A concert piece with eight improvisational sections for concert band, tuned water glasses, and amplified voice. An Introduction to the Moon combines two distinctly different and wholly essential musical practices - music of the page and music of the ear. The work alternates between music that is written and music that is improvised. The improvisational sections include different poems, one per section with the instruments improvising along with the reader. This work provides high school students a wonderful opportunity to develop and demonstrate their improvisational skills.
Libby Larsen is one of America's most prolific and most performed living composers. Her catalogue of over 200 works spans virtually every genre from intimate vocal and chamber music to massive orchestral and choral scores. Her music has been praised for its dynamic, deeply inspired, and vigorous contemporary American spirit. Constantly sought after for commissions and premieres by major artists and orchestras around the world, Libby Larsen has established a permanent place for her works in the concert repertory.
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