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Assemblage

for orchestra with painting machine

Year:  2019   ·  Duration:  13m
Instrumentation:  3*3*3*3*; 2331; timp., 3 perc.; hp., pno.; str | (Perc: susp.cym, toms, crots., vib., xylo., glock., guiro, a variety of cymbals, sn.dr, tri., wdblk)

Year:  2019
Duration:  13m
Instrumentation  3*3*3*3*; 2331; timp., 3 pe...

Alex Taylor
Composer

Composer:   Alex Taylor

Films, Audio & Samples

Alex Taylor: Assemblage — V...

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Sample Score

Sample: Pages 1 - 8 of score

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About

Composed by Alex Taylor, in collaboration with visual artist Simon Ingram.

What music would a machine listen to if it could do so? What would an orchestra sound like if it were a machine, and what might it visualise? Recently these questions have been on the minds of composer Alex Taylor and artist Simon Ingram. Assemblage is a living thing made of many moving parts: strings, woodwind, brass and a machine’s seemingly alien form. Yet in its inexorable slowness and rhythm this machine envisions itself less as an object of destruction than as something generative, while in its imagining of a machinic sound, a symphony orchestra looks out onto the C21.


Commissioned note

Commissioned by Orchestra Wellington