Strings Violin I, Violin II, Viola, cello
For Narrator and String Quartet. Composed by Lee Hyla. SWS+Inserts. When I began the composition of the string quartet for Howl, the tone and rhythm of Allen Ginsberg's reading of the poem were a major inspiration and source of musical ideas. I wanted to convey a sense of the music emerging from the poem/reading and then,. Classical. Score and part(s). With Standard notation. Composed December 12 1993. 242 pages. Carl Fischer #BE4. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.BE4).
Item Number: CF.BE4
ISBN 9780825836244. 9 x 12 inches. Key: A minor. En. Text: Allen Ginsberg. Allen Ginsberg.
The rhythm and tone of Allen Ginsberg's reading of the poem Howl was a main inspiration for Lee Hyla in this ferocious setting. In this score, the narrator and string quartet are equal partners in an often shifting relationship, occasionally uniting in a close and intense rhythmic world and sometimes telling similar stories in separate ways.