Shakin' - Homage to Elvis Presley and Igor Stravinsky. (Full Score). By Augusta Read Thomas (1964-). For Full Orchestra. Full Score. 24 pages. G. Schirmer #ED4297. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50486357).
ISBN 1423416449. 9x12 inches.
Commissioned by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and the Music Library Association, Shakin' had its first performance on February 24, 2006. The composer grew up in the 1960s and her music has been indisputably affected by Rock and Roll. This piece is her tribute to Elvis Presley, as well as Igor Stravinsky. 6 minutes.