• Philip Glass
  • Music in Fifths (1969)

  • Dunvagen Music Publishers Inc (World)

Any combination of instruments whose range suits the material is acceptable.

  • any combination of instruments
  • 21 min
    • 23rd November 2021, Barbican Hall, London, United Kingdom
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Programme Note

PERFORMANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Each figure should be repeated an indefinite number of times. The leader of the ensemble should, at his or her discretion, nod once, indicating that the ensemble should repeat the figure twice more before proceeding.

Based upon the composer’s own practice in performance, there is a suggested duration for the work of anywhere between 17 and 25 minutes.

The piece should be played at a constant dynamic: forte.