The Grain of Abstraction

Christopher Fox

Year

1998-99


Duration

13'


Instrumentation

electric guitar - pre-recorded sounds


Genre

Guitar with Tape or CD


Commission

Alan Thomas with funds from Yorkshire Arts Board


Premiere

Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1999 Rotterdam Biennial, Rotterdam Conservatoire, 17 October 1999: Alan Thomas, electric guitar


Publisher

Fox Edition


Tuning

microtonal


Comment

The guitar is tuned in a highly idiosyncratic way requiring a re-stringing of the instrument.


Source

composer homepage; score;