AEON

Posted By : peterjarvis
Piece Title : Aeon
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Composer / Arranger : Pritsker, Gene
Composer / Arranger Details: Composer/guitarist/rapper Gene Pritsker has written over four hundred compositions, including chamber operas, orchestral and chamber works, electro-acoustic music, songs for hip-hop and rock ensembles, etc. All his compositions employ an eclectic spectrum of styles and are influenced by his studies of various musical cultures. He is the founder and leader of Sound Liberation; an eclectic hiphop-chamber-jazz-rock-etc. ensemble who have released cd’s on Col-legno and Innova record labels. Gene’s music has been performed all over the world at various festivals and by many ensembles and performers, including the Adelaide Symphony, The Athens Camarata, Absolute Ensemble, Brooklyn and Berlin Philharmonic. He has worked closely with Joe Zawinul and has orchestrated major Hollywood movies. The New York Times described him as "...audacious...multitalented." Joseph Pehrson, writing in The Music Connoisseur, described Pritsker as “dissolv[ing] the artificial boundaries between high brow, low brow, classical, popular musics and elevates the idea that if it s done well it is great music, regardless of the style or genre”. Raul d’Gama Rose writes in All About Jazz:“Barring the obvious exceptions, much of 21st century composition appears to be thinning in significance, but this might be about to change. Gene Pritsker is one of a very spare handful of composers effecting this change.” Organizations he is associated with include: Composers’ Concordance, Composers’ Concordance Records, Absolute Ensemble, The International Street Cannibals and the Austrian Outreach Festival. Some of Gene Pritsker s music is published by: Falls House Press, Gold Branch Music, Periferia Sheet Music & Calabrese Brothers music and recorded by: Col Legno, Enja, Eutrepe, Wergo, Innova, Composers’ Concordance and Capstone record labels.
Total Number of Percussionists Required :2 Percussionist(s)
Categories : Tuned Percussion
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Written for / Commissioned by : Composed for Peter Jarvis
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 Peter Jarvis
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Publisher :Calabrese Brothers Music, LLC
Publishers Website :www.calabresebrothersmusic.com
Publisher Details : Publishes contemporary composers
Year Composed / Copyright Date :2010 / 
Duration :5Minutes
No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :2
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Sheet Music Available From :www.calabresebrothersmusic.com/      Check to see if in stock
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Aeon means age, forever or for eternity. In this duo a syncopated and perpetual melody is developed throughout. Other melodies are derived from it and developed but we always go back to the same motif. It feels like if a cadence is not reached in this music the melody will go on forever, a song sounding for aeons. Aeon was composed for Peter Jarvis. - Gene Pritsker

`Aeon` was premiered by John Ferrari and Peter Jarvis on April 25, 2011 at William Paterson University as part of the New Music Series directed by Peter Jarvis. 

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John Ferrari and Peter Jarvis - premiere William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ USA 2011-04-25 07:30 PM
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