Thursday, June 25, 2009

Orbits (76 +4 [or more])

A rare piece was performed at NYC's Guggenheim Art Museum on June 21st.
Orbits by Canadian composer Henry Brant (1913 - 2007).

The work is scored for 80 trombones, soprano and organ.

Here's a link to the New York Times article about it.

There are several YouTube videos, of course. I've embedded two that you give you an idea of the event...