Sleazy pieces
for large ensemble

Scott Wilson
Composer
Scott Wilson
Composition Date: 2007
Duration: 00:08:30
Genre: Orchestra / Large Ensembles, Chamber Orchestra (10 to 20)

Instrumentation:

Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Flute
  • 1 x Clarinet
  • 2 x Saxophone
  • 1 x Horn
  • 1 x Trumpet
  • 2 x Trombone
  • 1 x Tuba
  • 1 x Percussion
  • 1 x Guitar
  • 1 x Other plucked strings
  • 1 x Piano
Instrumentation Set Number 2:
  • 1 x Chamber orch.
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Programme Note:
Some years ago I took part in the Gaudeamus Young Composers' Workshop in Apeldoorn, Holland, where for many years the house band has been the raucous and powerful 'de ereprijs'. For the occasion I composed a short work, ironically entitled Easy Pieces; it really wasn't very easy at all! There was a competition, for which first prize was a commission, and I joked that if I won I would write a sequel called Sleazy Pieces. I didn't win, although Easy Pieces was a minor success, and the group selected it for their annual 'highlights' concert. Years later I was happy to be able to invite 'de ereprijs' to Birmingham as part of a UK tour, during which they revived the piece. We started talking then about a new work, and thus was Sleazy Pieces finally brought to fruition, some 11 years after its original tongue in cheek conception.
Sleazy Pieces is dedicated to my friend Andrew Staniland. I'm watching you man...

Commissioned by: Orkest 'de ereprijs'

Premiere Information:
30/11/2007 Gigant Apeldoorn, the Netherlands Orkest 'de ereprijs' Conductor: Wim Boerman

CATALOGUE INFO:

  • Call Number:
  • MI 1200 W753sl
  • Genre:
  • Orchestra / Large Ensembles, Chamber Orchestra (10 to 20)
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • February 22, 2011
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • 1 score (30 p.) ;
    30 Pages
    Height: 43 cm
    Width: 28 cm
    Parts page count: 50
    14 parts ([50] p.) ;
    Height: 28 cm
    Width: 22 cm
  • Additional Information:
  • Flute / Piccolo
    Flute
    B-flat Clarinet
    2 Soprano Saxophones
    Horn
    B-flat Trumpet (with straight mute)
    2 Tenor Trombones (with straight mute)
    Tuba
    Percussion (one player): Marimba, Vibraphone
    Piano
    Electric Guitar
    Bass Guitar
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