Chapter 53 Extended Techniques: Crumb and the New Virtuosity in America

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<ul><li><p>THE ENJOYMENT OF MUSICESSENTIAL LISTENING </p><p>EDITION</p><p>byKristine Forney</p><p>Andrew DellAntonioJoseph Machlis</p><p>SECOND EDITION</p><p>Lecture Slides</p></li><li><p>Chapter 53Extended Techniques: Crumb and the New </p><p>Virtuosity in America</p></li><li><p>The New Virtuosity of the Modern Age George Crumb (b. 1929) and Avant-</p><p>Garde Virtuosity American composer Emotional, dramatic, </p><p>expressive music University of Pennsylvania Federico Garca Lorca </p><p>Music [is] a system of proportions in the service of a spiritual impulse. George Crumb</p></li><li><p>The New Virtuosity of the Modern Age Crumbs Caballito negro</p><p> Song, from Madrigals, Book II Scored for soprano, piccolo, and metallic </p><p>percussion instruments Text: Frederico Garca Lorca poem Crumb alternated two refrains; image of </p><p>death Ominous words, downward melodic line: </p><p>meurto (dead), negro (black), frio (cold), cuchillo (white)</p></li><li><p>Crumbs Caballito negro (Little Black Horse1965) (Listening Guide) </p><p> A-B-A form Regular pulsations, no sense of </p><p>meter Opening: pounding rhythm, piccolo </p><p>and percussion Disjunct vocal line Extended technique: flutter </p><p>tonguing, glissandos, whispering Return of A section: vocalist neighs </p><p>like a horse </p><p>I feel that the essential meaning of this poetry is concerned with the most primary things: Life, death, love, the smell of the earth, the sounds of the wind and the sea. George Crumb </p></li><li><p>Caballito negro (Little Black Horse)</p><p>;index=10&amp;list=PLxgWBmUi9H8Jzi4NNNlPrw1mOF5QDWJPH</p><p>;index=10&amp;list=PLxgWBmUi9H8Jzi4NNNlPrw1mOF5QDWJPH</p></li><li><p>byKristine Forney</p><p>Andrew DellAntonioJoseph Machlis</p><p>Lecture Slides</p><p>THIRD EDITION</p><p>THE ENJOYMENT OF MUSICESSENTIAL LISTENING EDITION</p><p></p></li></ul>