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THE ORCHESTRA OF THE HEMISPHERES IN CONCERT BY JOEL ALLEGRETTI

PRE-PROGRAMMED PROMPTS: POETRY BY ELIZABETH YORK DICKINSON
April 28, 2019
ZOOM BY DOUG BOLLING
April 30, 2019

 

 

I.

1 violin

2 violas

4 cellos

1 harp

 

II.

2 violas

4 clarinets

8 harps

2 oboes

 

III.

6 clarinets

12 bassoons

24 oboes

6 trumpets

 

IV.

24 bassoons

48 French horns

96 trumpets

24 glockenspiels

 

V.

120 French horns

240 mandolins

480 glockenspiels

120 pianos

 

Gregorian Chant: “Veni Creator Spiritus

 

VI.

720 mandolins

1,440 guitars

2,880 pianos

720 kettledrums

 

 

 VII.

5,040 guitars

10,080 double basses

20,160 kettledrums

5,040 tablas

 

VIII.

40,320 double basses

80,640 recorders

161,280 tablas

40,320 sitars

 

IX.

362,880 recorders

725,760 shakuhachis

1,451,520 sitars

362,880 bouzoukis

 

Gamelan Interlude I

 

X.

3,628,800 shakuhachis

7,257,600 pipas

14,515,200 bouzoukis

3,628,800 ouds

 

XI.

39,916,800 pipas

79,833,600 charangos

159,667,200 ouds

39,916,800 didgeridoos

 

XII.

479,001,600 charangos

958,003,200 hammered dulcimers

1,916,006,400 didgeridoos

479,001,600 sarods

 

Tibetan Tantric Choir

 

 

 XIII.

6,227,020,800 hammered dulcimers

12,454,041,600 panpipes

24,908,083,200 sarods

6,227,020,800 balalaikas

 

XIV.

87,178,291,200 panpipes

174,356,582,400 koras

348,713,164,800 balalaikas

87,178,291,200 bagpipes

 

XV.

1,307,674,368,000 koras

261,534,873,600 bodhrans

5,230,697,472,000 bagpipes

1,307,674,368,000 hurdy-gurdies

 

Gamelan Interlude II

 

XVI.

2,092,278,988,800 bodhrans

4,184,557,977,600 berimbaus

83,691,159,552,000 hurdy-gurdies

2,092,278,988,800 Indian harmoniums

 

XVII.

35,568,742,809,600 berimbaus

71,137,485,619,200 pennywhistles

1,422,749,712,384,000 Indian harmoniums

35,568,742,809,600 kotos

 

XVIII.

640,237,370,572,800 pennywhistles

1,280,474,741,145,600 cellos

25,609,494,822,912,000 kotos

1 violin


Joel Allegretti is the author of, most recently, Platypus (NYQ Books, 2017), a collection of poems, prose, and performance texts, and Our Dolphin (Thrice Publishing, 2016), a novella. His second book of poems, Father Silicon (The Poet’s Press, 2006), was selected by The Kansas City Star as one of 100 Noteworthy Books of 2006.

He is the editor of Rabbit Ears: TV Poems (NYQ Books, 2015), the first anthology of poetry about the mass medium. The Boston Globe called Rabbit Ears “cleverly edited” and “a smart exploration of the many, many meanings of TV.”