Open Night

Poem-Caprice for 6 Instruments

Jay Reise

Publisher: Merion Music, Inc.
Print Status: Rental

Quick Overview

"Open Night" is a 17-minute sextet for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion (or, as enthusiasts of contemporary music will quickly note, ?Pierrot? ensemble plus percussion, referring to Schoenberg?s quirky "Pierrot Lunaire" of 1912). In "Open Night" there are elements of several types of conventional musical forms ? the return of a sonata, the lyricism of a nocturne, the capricious elements of a scherzo. On the programmatic side, there are the brooding qualities of solitude, the static

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Additional Information

Commission Commissioned by the Kimmel Center for its "Fresh Ink" series in Philadelphia
Composition Date 2003
Duration 00:15:00
Orchestration Fl.(dbl. Picc.) Cl. Vln. Vcl. Perc. Pno.
Premiere 13th November, 2003. Tara O?Connor, flute; Igor Begelman, clarinet; Ayano Ninomiya, violin; Clancy Newman, cello; Eric Moe, piano; Don Liuzzi, percussion. Kimmel Center Presents