The Engine Continuum
for solo bassoon and 'walking bass'

Derek Charke
Composer
Derek Charke
Composition Date: 2013
Duration: 00:06:00
Genre: Mixed Chamber Ensembles (1 to 9 Performers), Duos, Woodwind(s), Bowed String(s)

Instrumentation:

Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Bassoon
  • 1 x Double bass
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Programme Note:
The Engine Continuum refers to an endless disjunct and free flowing melody with rapid leaps and sudden utterances that harmonically conforms to a walking bass line. The bassoon is the continuum, and the bass is the engine, chugging along unaware of its loquacious parter.

The bass instrument is indeterminate. Ideally it will be a pizzicato double bass, but it can also be piano or any other instrument capable of carrying a walking bass line: organ, guitar, a second bassoon, bass clarinet, tuba, etc. The bass part is available in a couple of transpositions and clefs so that it can be performed on a variety of instruments. Several transpositions for the bass part are available: (1) Bass in C (double bass, piano, organ, etc. (2) Bass in Treble Clef High (bass flute, etc.) (3) Bass in Treble Clef Low (guitar, etc.) (4) Bass in Bb (bass clarinet, etc.)

-Derek Charke

CATALOGUE INFO:

  • Call Number:
  • MI 8213 C473eng
  • Genre:
  • Mixed Chamber Ensembles (1 to 9 Performers), Duos, Woodwind(s), Bowed String(s)
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • September 10, 2015
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • 1 score (9 p.) ;
    9 Pages
    Height: 30 cm
    Width: 23 cm
    Parts page count: 14
  • Additional Information:

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