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Score Details

Title: Absolute Jest
Composer: John Adams
Duration: 25'
Composition Date: 2011
Publisher: B&H/Hendon
Instrumentation: full orchestra; string quartet
Description: for string quartet and orchestra
Scoring:

2.picc.2.corA.2.bcl.2.dbn-4.2.2.0-timp.perc(2):cowbell/xyl/BD/chimes/glsp/vib-harp-pft.cel-strings

This work requires additional technological components and/or amplification.

NOTE: Due to certain balance issues in the orchestration, it is strongly recommended that very light amplification of the solo quartet be used with the sound controlled through a mixing board located at the rear, behind the audience.

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John Adams: Absolute Jest (Full Score) String Quartet & Orchestra

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