Duet in Gujuri-Todi
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hargujto.nwc (September 2003) 3 kB
|Full name of work:||Duet in Gujuri-Todi|
|Composer:||Harris, Tal (1983-), Israeli|
|Name of file creator:||Harris, Tal|
|e-mail address:||talabush "at" hotmail "dot" com|
|Comments:||Based on an ancient sextatonic scale named Gujuri-Todi, this composition leans heavily on my knowledge both in Indian classical music and in modern western classical composition.|
The duet utilizes the timbres of the Indian sarod and the western fagott.
The sarod is my main instrument, which I have been studying for about four years. It is a ninteen strings plucked instrument. It is considered equal in importance to the sitar, and has a very natural ability for long glissandi, and thus all legato in the part of the sarod are actually smooth delicate glissandi.