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Wednesday
Jul062011

How They Broke Away...

How They Broke Away
to Go to the Rutabaga Country

for solo performer who acts, sings and plays the violin

Duration: 25'
1979

Instrumentation: solo performer who acts, sings and plays the violin

"How They Broke Away to Go to the Rutabaga Country" is based on the story by Carl Sandburg. In the course of the piece, the consonants of the piece are transformed into violin sounds until the entire story is conveyed by the violin.