Vermalung III - Batman
for amplified percussion quartet (2007)
Duration: ca. 11 Min.

Ein Auftragswerk des Deutschlandfunk und der Philharmonie Essen.

Premiere:

12. Juli. 2007, 20:00 Uhr
Philharmonie Essen ->
Drumming Percussion Ensemble ->


Vermalung III – Batman was written for the Drumming – Grupo de Percussão following an impulse of its artistic director Miguel Bernat for the Rock Metamorphosis project.
The piece is based on a song by John Zorn „Batman“.


Instrumentation

    Percussion I

2 Cymbals
3 Temple blocks
Tom-tom
Bass drum
Reco-reco
Klangschale *

    Percussion II

2 Tai cymbals
3 Wood blocks
Tom-tom
Bass drum
Reco-reco
Klangschale *

    Percussion III

Cymbal (high)
Gong (any low pitch)
3 Temple blocks
2 Tom-toms
Reco-reco

    Percussion VI

Cymbals (high)
Tamtam
3 Wood blocks
2 Tom-tom2

    Electronics:
16 Piezzo-micros
Computer running Max/MSP


* Same pitch
All musicians will need a contrabass bow (arco) and a brush (not a jazz brush but a common cleaning brush)