Bomb (dramatic music)
by Paul Cutlan (2002)
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From the CD Bomb ; Triumph of justice
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'Birth of the Cool' is a cabaret work for actor and jazz trio. 'Bomb' is one piece from the show which piants a picture of lives and times of the Beat Generation of American poets in the 1940s/'50s: Kerouak, Ginsberg, Burroughs and others. The actor relates the narrative which includes examples of the poetry, against the backdrop of the bebop-style score. Naturally the music is written with improvising jazz musicians in mind
Instrumentation: Reciter, tenor saxophone, double bass, drum kit.
Duration: 4 min.
Commission note: Commissioned by Ideas Australia, for 'Birth of the Cool', for the Sydney Festival 2003
First performance: 8 Jan 03. Riverside Theatres, Parramatta, Sydney
- In the form/style of: Jazz
Performances of this work
8 Jan 03: Riverside Theatres, Parramatta, Sydney
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