Forms I-IV

James Tenney

Year

1993


Duration

ca. 80'


Movements

Form 1 - in memoriam Edgard Varese; Form 2 - in memoriam John Cage; Form 3 - in memoriam Stefan Wolpe; Form 4 - in memoriam Morton Feldman


Genre

Guitar in the Ensemble


Premiere

Cologne, WDR Sendesaal, 11 February 2001: MusikFabrik NRW (Seth Josel, electric guitar) - Complete Cycle


Publisher

Smith Publications


Comment

The Ensemble is divided into 4 groups which are to be dispersed throughout the hall. The instrumentation is, in part, flexible though showing a propensity for effectively mixing plucked, struck, bowed and blown sounds.


Source

score; premier program