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Dedicated to Max Ernst and all the Surrealists who have given me inspiration For Martin Jenni Chemical Wedding is based on Frottage and Four paintings by Max Ernst: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Chemical Wedding Grasshoppers Serenading the Moon Seen Through a Disposition Bewildered Planet The Sky Marries the Earth

*The Frontispiece is a hand drawn copy of the Max Ernst Frottage, Chemical Wedding

Instrumentation: Piccolo 3 Flutes doubling piccolo Alto Flute doubling Flute and Piccolo Trumpet in C Horn in F Trombone Bass Trombone 3 percussionists

!5 Flutes !

All transposing instruments are transposed; all accidentals carry through the measure

- indicates upward or downward pitch bends away from and back to original pitch Percussion I: vibraphone/ glockenspiel, xylophone/ glockenspiel

Percussion II: marimba, bass drum, thunder sheet, sleigh bells, chimes, vibraphone Percussion III: timpani, chimes, tambourine


1. Chemical Wedding

Transposed Score

Steven Block

q = 48-60

Piccolo

4 &4 Ó

Flute 1

& 44 Œ

Alto Flute

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Fl. 2

Fl. 3

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6

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