About this work:
Yucca Tree, in four movements, is a wild conflagration of diverse timbres and textures.
- Michael Robinson, December 1999, Lahaina
© 1999 Michael Robinson All rights reserved
Year composed: 1994
Ensemble type: Electronic Instruments and Sound Sources:Live Electronic Sound Sources
Instrumentation: ,1 Computer/Laptop soloist(s), ,1 Sampler (Keyboard/Other) soloist(s)
Instrumentation notes: A computer and sound module are programmed to perform the fully notated composition in real time. Yucca Tree is voiced with samples of the following acoustical timbres using equal temperment tuning: acoustic bass, cello, recorder, violin, celesta, marimba, xylophone, trumpet, bells, clavichord, french horn, shakuhachi, electric bass, electric piano, ocean waves, water bells, timpani and percussion. Synthesized strings and synthesizer timbres are also used.