Composer
BARR
Title
Jax Mecanique
Instrumentation
piccolo, 3 C flutes, 2 alto flutes, 2 bass flutes, percussion, string bass, optional piano
Publisher
Alry Publications
Grade
4-
Product Code
10A2100FC335

Jax mecanique composed by Stephen Barr
Written for Flute Choir; Piccolo, 2 C flutes, 2 Alto flutes, 2 Bass flutes, Piano, Percussion, Symbols, Tam-tam, Barrel/Keg, Anvil, Congas, Drum set, and String Bass
Includes score and parts

A very unique piece which was premiered at the 2013 NFA Convention in New Orleans. From the program notes:

"The piece is based on a short melodic riff written by Mrs. Stacey Steele [Associate Professor of Flute and Music Education at Slippery Rock University (Slippery Rock, PA)] after visiting a factory in Germany in 2007. Upon seeing the coordination and rhythmic movements of the automated machinery in the factory, she had an idea for a piece where the players would perform choreographed motions emulating the factory machinery while they played."

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