Study no. 15b

for cello or upright bass solo (with optional electronics)


Performance Instructions:

For cello or upright bass solo (with optional electronics).

Each attack should coincide with the convergence of a red circle on a white node, the vertical location denoting where on the fingerboard to play, and horizontal location denoting which string.

All attacks should be pizzicato. The instrument should be amplified in order to evenly blend with the electronics. If the electronics aren't used, amplification is not necessary.

The electronics component run from the Max/MSP application included with the score. This application should be launched before starting the score, after which time requiring no further interaction.

Dynamics: MF/F.

Duration: 8 minutes or more.

Ryan Ross Smith, Winter 2013.

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