david pye - mr mouse

fragment 1

instrumentation

  • flute
  • marimba [4 1/3 octaves [A1 - C6]
  • mrdangam, water gong [the mrdangam could be substituted with tabla, darabukka or possibly even cajon]

    program note

    mr mouse was written in 1996 for Nova Ensemble's Indian Ocean Unit [Lee Buddle, David Pye and Ron Reeves]. It makes use of South Indian Carnatic rhythms and an artificial scale built from a D minor scale over a C#/G# drone bass.

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