Water on the mountain...Fire in heaven

James Tenney

Year

1985


Duration

24'


Instrumentation

electric guitar (6)


Genre

Guitar Ensemble


Premiere

Oakland


Publisher

Smith Publications


Tuning

microtonal


Comment

The guitars are tuned approximately a sixth of a semitone (16 2/3 cents) apart. The work is in three "movements". A performance requires playback possiblities.


Source

score; CD-recording