ARNE NORDHEIM: RESPONSE IV

MS 5494
MS Short Title ARNE NORDHEIM: RESPONSE IV
Text ARNE NORDHEIM: RESPONSE IV FOR FOUR PERCUSSION GROUPS, ORGAN AND MAGNETIC TAPE, A REWRITING OF RESPONSE III
Description MS in Italian and English on paper, Oslo, 1984, 2 vols., 31+31 pp., 21x29 cm, single column, (18x25 cm), ruled for 9 staves in upper part, graphic notation in lower part, score marked up for performance, photocopy of Response II with changes and rewriting for performance.
Binding Oslo, 1984, paper covers, glued spine.
Context Performed in Oslo 10 Oct. 1984. Response III was rewritten again in 1993 under the name Link = MS 5497.
Provenance 1. Arne Nordheim, Oslo (1984-2010); 2. Rannveig Getz Nordheim, Oslo, March 2011.
Commentary Arne Nordheim (1931-2010), the foremost exponent of avant-garde and electronic music in Norway from the 1960'ies and recognized to be among the foremost international composer's in the last quarter of the 20th c. Each page of the score represents a duration of one minute. As regards the tape, the score is considered as orientation material. The distribution of sound in the concert hall is left to the person who operates the tape recorder and amplifier panel. In the graphic part of the score, simple codes are used to facilitate identification of filtered noise, sinus tones, filtered metallic and organ sounds, as well as extreme bass complexes of varied materials. Unpublished.
Place of origin Oslo, Norway
Dates 1984

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