ISCM

C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

D0 note (18.35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

F0 note (21.83 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

G0 note (24.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

A0 note (27.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

Gísladóttir, Bára: ÓS 

 

 

Basic information

 

Notes

  • Program notes: 

    LISTEN HERE (could not upload this URL in Wizard): https://www.ruv.is/frett/os-bara-gisladottir

    ÓS was commissioned by the City of Reykjavík and the Iceland Symphony Orchestra in 2018 in the occasion of Iceland's centenary of sovereignty.
    The piece deals with the different significances of the word 'ós', that can for instance mean estuary or mouth.

  • Technical specs: 

    Instrumentation:
    piccolo
    flute
    alto flute
    2 oboes
    cor anglais
    2 clarinets in Bb
    bass clarinet in Bb
    2 bassoons
    contrabassoon
    4 horns in F
    3 trumpets in Bb
    2 trombones
    bass trombone
    tuba
    timpani (32'', 29'', 26'', 23'')
    1.thimbles
    2.wood mallets
    3 percussionists
    percussion 1
    1. thunder sheet
    a. thimbles
    b. steel chain (should be relatively heavy and
    approximately 4 cm broad)
    c. drumsticks
    2. thunder drum
    percussion 2
    1. thunder sheet
    a. thimbles
    b. steel chain (should be relatively heavy and
    approximately 4 cm broad)
    c. drumsticks
    2. thunder drum
    percussion 3
    1. thunder sheet
    a. thimbles
    b. steel chain (should be relatively heavy and
    approximately 4 cm broad)
    c. drumsticks
    2. thunder drum
    harp
    strings (12.10.8.7.6)

 

Instruments

Total number of musicians: 
29
Musicians1st player2nd player
Flute
3
Piccolo
G alto
Oboe
2
Oboe
Oboe
Clarinet
3
B-flat
B-flat
Bassoon
3
Bassoon
Bassoon
Trombone
1
Bass
Tuba
1
MusiciansInstruments
Percussion
3
Timpani
Harp
1
 
Musicians1st player2nd player
Violin
12

 

 

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