Spectrum 3
for chamber orchestra

James Tenney
Composer
James Tenney
Composition Date: 1995
Duration: 00:18:00
Genre: Orchestra / Large Ensembles, Chamber Orchestra (10 to 20)

Instrumentation:

Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Chamber orch.
Programme Note:
Spectrum 3 is the third of a projected series or “family” of pieces for various instrumental ensembles, all of which will use the same notation and playing procedures, and the same or a similar set of pitches—harmonic partials of a very low fundamental. There will be three basic formal types or “personalities” in this “family”, distinguished by different shapes determining the changing statistical properties of the energetic variables—temporal density and dynamic level—of a stochastic (or “constrained random”) process. The work was commissioned for Ensemble Modern by Hessischer Rundfunk, Frankfurt.

-James Tenney

CATALOGUE INFO:

  • Call Number:
  • MI 1200 T298sp3
  • Genre:
  • Orchestra / Large Ensembles, Chamber Orchestra (10 to 20)
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • December 16, 2015
  • Type:
  • Print-music, published
  • Physical Description:
  • 1 score (42 p.) ;
    42 Pages
    Height: 30 cm
    Width: 23 cm
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