Henry Brant

Orbits (1979), a Spatial Symphonic Ritual for 80 Trombones, Organ and Sopranino Voice

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Played by The Bay Bones Trombone Choir with Brant at the organ, Amy Snyder, vocal, and conducted by Gerhard Samuel. One of Brant's most ambitious spatial pieces... sounds accelerating in a circular motion ascending the cupola of St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco. His enormous multi-spatial work "Meteor Farm" (1982) which requires a symphony, two choruses, jazz band, Javanese gamelan, West African drummers and singers, Western percussion groups and two sopranos, has not yet been recorded.