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Free Palestine

Title
Free Palestine / John King.
Author
King, John, 1953 November 28-
Publication
  • Brooklyn, NY : New World Records, [2017]
  • ℗2017

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Description
1 audio disc (65 min., 19 sec.) : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Free Palestine
Alternative Title
Free Palestine
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Chamber music.
  • Microtonal music.
  • Aleatory music.
Note
  • A large-scale work for string quartet, with oud in one movement.
  • Title from disc label.
  • "Free Palestine is an ongoing set of pieces employing Arabic pitch and rhythmic modes which explore sonic, structural, and temporal freedoms. The pieces are titled with the predominant maqam used, as well as with the names of the Palestinian villages from the pre-1948 pre-Nakbah period"--Insert, page 12.
  • "Each section of the composition uses a combination of pre-determined composed material notated according to Western convention, spontaneous improvisation, and chance-derived methods"--Insert, page 7.
  • "Anthology of Recorded Music, Inc."--Disc label.
  • Compact disc.
  • Program notes in English by Steve Smith, composer's note, biographical note on the composer and performers and selected discography (19 pages : music) inserted in container.
Contents
Free Palestine. Sultani Yakah--Ijlil al-Qibliyya (3:38) ; Bayati Shuri--al-Sarafand (2:33) ; Nahawand Murassah--Sabbarin (4:34) ; Humayun--Nuris (7:30) ; Hijaz Kar Kurd Nahawand--Gaza (1:10) ; Athar Kurd--Deir Yassin (9:52) ; Hijaz Kar Kurd--Tulkarm (4:12) ; Nawa Athar Nahawand--al-Quds (4:05) ; Ushaq Marsri--Umm Khalid (2:19) ; Nikriz--Qamun (2:57) ; Athar Kurd Hijaz--Rafah (2:43) ; Rast--Ma'alul (5:20) ; Kurd Nahawand--Qalunya (4:31) ; Huzam--Khan Yunis (6:05) ; Hisar Nahawand--Saffuriya (4:06).
LCCN
093228078623
OCLC
  • ocn985343505
  • 985343505
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries