About this work:
Composed in the early 1970’s for contrabass virtuoso Bert Turetzky, as a paeon to the instrument and its players, Cords is a brief, hilarious duet for a brilliant bassist and an awestruck student accompanied by an adoring soprano who sings their praises and catalogues their alternate instrument names.
Year composed: 1973
Ensemble type: Voice, Solo or With Chamber or Jazz Ensemble:Voice with Chamber/Jazz Ensemble, 2-5 Players
Instrumentation: 2 Double bass, 1 Soprano
Instrumentation notes: S, 2 db