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Melodrama, nach Beethoven

Beethoven’s Melodram, for glass harmonica with recitation, was composed in 1814 as incidental music for Friedrich Duncker’s drama entitled Leonore Prohaska. My Melodrama, for electronic medium, was composed in 2003 as a long coda, attached to the end of Beethoven’s trifle.

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Melodrama, nach Beethoven

Posted by Edmund Campion on September 30, 2008

An electronic work based on Beethoven's Melodram for Glass Harmonica and Reciter. The piece uses a wide variety of electronic music techniques to create an unusual musical narrative. The piece was realized by Brian Kane while a graduate student in composition at Berkeley, using MAX/MSP, Audio Sculpt, Open Music and ProTools

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