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Epitaph-Score-Full

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Full Score
Composer Charles Mingus
Publisher Hal Leonard Publishing Corp
Catalog # 07011489

Price: $140.00

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Epitaph-Score-Full Composed by Charles Mingus. For Full Score. Published by Hal Leonard Publishing Corp. (Catalog # 07011489, UPC: 884088196622)

Epitaph, written for a 31-piece ensemble, was the masterwork of composer/bassist Charles Mingus. The extended suite is comprised of multiple movements reflecting a wealth of compositional styles (not just jazz) that demonstrate Mingus' invaluable contribution to 20th-century American music. Since its last performance 15 years ago, additional movements have been discovered that were originally intended to be a part of the work. This unique 500-page score includes these “missing movements” along with historical and program notes. Prepared and edited under the guidance of Gunther Schuller and Sue Mingus, it provides a monumental resource for study and analysis. The first jazz composition of such magnitude ever to be published, it is presented in this edition as he left it: a summary work, a portrait for all time of his life in music. “I wrote it for my tombstone.” - Charles Mingus
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