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Black Angels - Thirteen Images from the Dark Land (Images I)

for Electric String Quartet

By George Crumb

String Quartets amplified string quartet - Difficulty: difficult
For Electric String Quartet. Composed by George Crumb (1929-). 20th Century. Full score. With full score notation and performance notes. Composed 1970. 9 pages. Duration 24m. Edition Peters #EP66304. Published by Edition Peters (PE.P66304).

Item Number: PE.P66304

ISBN M-3007-2036-4. With full score notation and performance notes. 20th Century. 16.5x20.5 inches.

Performance score (4 are needed for performance).

  • I. Departure  1. Threnody I: Night of the Electric Insects; 2. Sounds of Bones and Flutes; 3. Lost Bells; 4. Devil-Music; 5. Danse Macabre
  • II. Absence  6. Pavana Lachrymae; 7. Threnody II: Black Angels; 8. Sarabanda de la Muerte Oscura; 9. Lost Bells (Echo)
  • III. Return  10. God-music; 11. Ancient Voices; 12. Ancient Voices (Echo); 13. Threnody III: Night of the Electric Insects

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  • January 16, 2002 Black Angels truely an experience

    I have not yet purchased this but instead was able to rent it from a library. I would, however, like to encourage everyone interested in modern string music to take a look at it. Just the written music is a work of art in itself! It's very hard to...

    perform but I greatly enjoyed practicing it with my string quartet.

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