Ooga Booga

ENS.2015.6 | 10.15.15-12.18.15 | 14′
Amplifed Soprano, 4 Sousaphones or Soprano, 4 Tubas

Midi Rendition of 1. Broadway Melody
Midi Rendition of 2. Sunlight
Midi Rendition of 3. Breast Cancer
Midi Rendition of 4. Hair in a Net

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Michael Robbins calls Frederick Seidel “the best poet we have…a one-man abattoir, masturbating on poetry’s grave in his finest bespoke suit from Savile Row.” Accordingly, in Ooga Booga I have set four of Seidel’s poems for amplified soprano and four sousaphones. There are no slow movements.