A new pibroch = Am piobaireachd nuadh
for highland pipes, percussion, and strings (3211)

John Beckwith
Composer
John Beckwith
Composition Date: 2002
Duration: 00:14:00
Genre: Mixed Chamber Ensembles (1 to 9 Performers), Nonets, Woodwind(s) / Percussion, Bowed String(s)

Instrumentation:

Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Ethnic woodwind
  • 1 x Other percussion
  • 1 x String orchestra
Instrumentation Set Number 2:
  • 1 x Ethnic woodwind
  • 1 x Other percussion
  • 3 x Violin
  • 2 x Viola
  • 1 x Violoncello
  • 1 x Double bass
Instrumentation Set Number 3:
  • 1 x Chamber orch.
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Programme Note:
The Gaelic "Piobaireachd" means "pipe art" or "pipe music". (J.B., from score).

Score reads "In memory of Harry Somers".

Premiere Information:
March 23, 2003 ; Michael Grey, highland pipes.

CATALOGUE INFO:

  • Call Number:
  • MI 8953 B397npi 2002
  • Genre:
  • Mixed Chamber Ensembles (1 to 9 Performers), Nonets, Woodwind(s) / Percussion, Bowed String(s)
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • April 7, 2003
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • 1 score (iv, 31 p.) + 1 part (11 p.) ; 32 cm.
    35 Pages
    Height: 32 cm
    Width: 24 cm
    Parts page count: 11
  • Additional Information:
  • For highland pipes, percussion and strings.

    Instrumentation : highland pipes, percussion (1), 3 violins, 2 violas, 1 violoncello, 1 contrabass.
    Percussion : 4 temple bowls (high, med-high, med, med-low), 3 suspended cymbals (high, med, low), 2 tambourines (small, large), 2 wood blocks, tom toms, snare drum, tenor drum.

    'The piper and the percussionist play from a joint part. All other players play from the score.'

    Contains performance notes.

    Commissioned by New Music Concerts, Toronto through the Laidlaw Foundation.

    Photocopy; master of score and parts in CMC Toronto.

    Additional People:
    Harry Somers
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