Fabian Svensson (1980-)

Exercises in Indulgence

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  • Year of composition: 2016, reviderad 2018
  • Work category: 6 Instruments
  • First performed: 24 oktober 2016 i Scandinavia House, New York City. Ensemble mise-en (ursprungsversionen)
  • Duration: 14 min
  • Detailed duration: 13'30''

Instrumentation

picc, clar, melodica, tbn, vn, electric bass

Description of work

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Work comment

Like so much music from throughout history, Exercises in Indulgence is constructed around the forced marriage of two contrasting musical ideas—in this case, these ideas being a fast and angular, slightly bebop-flavoured lick, and an unapologetically cheesy melody.