Dreamhouse

Steven Mackey

Year

2002-2003


Duration

40'


Movements

in three movements


Instrumentation

amplified vocal quartet (SATB), tenor (=speaker), electric guitar (3), bass guitar - 4(II=afl,III-IV=picc).3(III=corA).3(II=Ebcl,III=bcl).3(III=dbn) - 4.3.3(III=btrbn).1 - timp-3perc-hrp-synth - 14.12.10.8.8 - amplification


Genre

Ensemble/Orchestra with Soloist(s)


Text/Libretto

Rinde Eckert


Commission

Nederlandse Programma Stichting


Premiere

Amsterdam, Netherlands, Koninklijk Theater Carré, 20 June 2003: Synergy Vocals / Wiek Hijmans, Seth Josel, Patrio Wang (electric guitar) / Mark Haanstra, electric bass / Radio Symfonie Orkest Hilversum, Gil Rose (cond.)


Publisher

Boosey & Hawkes


Equipment

Guitars require programmable effect units, volume pedals, whammy bars, ebow (gtr III), slides. Optional fretless bass guitar for movement II.


Source

premiere programme; score; guitar parts