Frank McCarty—Compositions


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Fathom (1983) [20:00]
experimental style

2 percussionists, chorus, offstage solo instrument. lighting, electronics.

Soundlib Press


A meditative piece.

Program Note:
This piece is written in a meditative, open style. It features two improvising percussionists, accompanied by singers, offstage solo instrument and electronics. The percussionists create and extend whale-like sounds, using timpani (as variable resonators for finger-rubs, bowed and struck crotales) and gongs (bowed, struck, and in water). Percussion and vocal sounds are repeated and thickened by a tape-delay.