Rudy Shackelford: Nighthawks
Annapolis Brass Quintet
For 2 trumpets, horn, tenor trombone and tuba; poem recited by the performers. Reproduced from holograph.
Includes text of poem "The man on the bed" by Debora Greger, from New Yorker Magazine, 1974.
At end: Peterborough, New Hampshire: The MacDowell Colony: 1 May 1976.
From the gift of the Annapolis Brass Quintet (ABQ 468). Includes 2 letters from the composer to Robert Posten (typewritten), dated Dec. 14, 1982 and March 8, 1983, respectively, with performance instructions and composer's biographical statement; also included are composer's program notes (typewritten), dated May 1, 1976 and a copy of a photograph of Edward Hopper, all shelved separately.
Description:1 score (21 pages) ; 36 cm + 5 scores (21 pages each) ; 28 cm Contents:
I Approaching a city : (toccata)
II Nighthawks : (wedge fugue)
III. Early Sunday morning : (passacaglia)
Epilogue: The man on the bed (reprise).