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Lilt a bolero! A small collection of unusual works by Jacob Mashak


Sonatina fĂźr Conductor Seul

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6d8 for solo Recorder player

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Solo for Vibraslap

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Destroy _____

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It started as a game (10,000 years ago)

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Love Song

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Exit Music

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Requiems

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Sonatina fĂźr Conductor Seul

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6d8

for solo recorder player

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Solo for Vibraslap for Paul Siskind

Strike a vibraslap, often at first, then less and less frequently (optional: add more and more cowbell)

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Destroy _____ method to knowing the Arts

Destroy a prop, set, curtain, etc

Destroy a script

Destroy a brush, canvas, chisel, etc

Destroy an actor, director, etc

Destroy a print, postcard, art book, etc

Destroy a playwright

Destroy an artist

Destroy Theatre

Destroy a painting, sculpture, etc

Destroy Art

Destroy a tutu, pair of pointe shoes, etc

Destroy a barre, mirror, etc

Destroy an instrument

Destroy a dancer

Destroy a CD, tape, LP, etc

Destroy a choreographer

Destroy a score

Destroy Dance

Destroy a performing musician

Destroy a composer

Destroy a typewriter, notepad, pen, etc

Destroy Music

Destroy an edition of a book

Destroy an author

Destroy a first edition Shakespeare folio

Destroy Literature

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It started as a game (10,000 years ago) for solo performer (playing guitar and soprano recorder, whistling, singing, speaking, etc.) and CD

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Love Song for John Lennon

Hug and kiss the audience

Exit Music for Yoko Ono,with deepest affection

Make (a) terrible/aweful/bothersome OR no sound(s) until someone OR everyone leaves.

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Requiems Begin walking down any city street. Look into the eyes of several* people. Finished when you know the names of all of the people; what they do, what they've done and what they've yet to do; from where they are coming and to where they are going; who they love and who loves them. Love them.

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: some ideas for specific Requiems: 6 February, 42 people 11 March, 191 people 16 April, 33 people 20 April, 15 people 4 May, 4 people 7 July, 56 people 11 July, 209 people 11 September, 3017 people 2 October, 6 people

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Jacob Mashak is a composer, conductor, recorder player, toy pianist, trombonist, nut job, backgammon player, eccentric performer, John Cage aficionado, fan of the Beatles, collector of the complete works of Arthur Miller and Anton Webern, admirer of poetry, good chocolate and falsetto, Dadaist, Fluxist, Marxist, Yes Waver, resident of Somerville, owner and webmaster of www.jacobmashak.com , recipient of emails sent to jm@jacobmashak.com , accepter of all reasonable commissions and performance requests, holder of copyright on this body of work (2008 ), lover of kitties, handlebar or DalĂ­ mustaches, bookshelves and their contents

Lilt a Bolero!  

A small collection of unusual works. Including 6d8 for recorder, Sonatina für Conductor Seul, and Solo for Vibraslap

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