Gongs and Bamboos

gongsandbamboosAuthor: Jose Maceda
Publisher: New York, NY : Tzadik, 2001.
Format: CD
Price: PhP 700.00 or USD 20.00

In the 1st work: 241 players from Ellinwood Chancel Choir, Far Eastern University Glee Club, Manila Cathedral Male Chorale, University of the East Mixed Concert Chorus, U.P. Conservatory of Music students, UPCYM Choir, U.P. Madrigal Singers, U.P. Mixed Chorus and UPSCA Choir ; the composer conducting. In the 2nd work: Mills Contemporary Performance Ensemble ; the composer conducting. In the 3rd work: Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra ; Josefino (Chino) Toledo, conductor.

Recorded live Jan. 24, 1968 (1st work) and Oct. 22, 2000 (2nd work).


Pagsamba : for 100 bamboo flutes, 100 bamboo buzzers, 100 bamboo clappers, 100 wooden bars and beaters and 100 bamboo scrapers for 100 instrumentalists; 8 agung (gongs with stopped sounds), 8 gandingan (gongs with free sounds); 5 male vocal quintets and 100 mixed mixed voices (1968) (30:07)
Suling-suling : for 10 flutes, 10 bamboo buzzers and 10 flat gongs (1985) (21:50)
Colors without rhythm : for strings, winds, celesta, harp, harpsichord, xylophone, vibraphone, marimba, piano and percussion (1999) (17:08)

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