Urbanique

for:
-Soprano sax
-Trombone
-Violoncello
-Violin
-Guitar/elctr.
-Keyboard/electr piano
-Percussion 1
-Percussion 2
&
-Stagehand -1
-Stagehand -2 / (ac.bass)

Urbanique is a musical story in 5 chapters. It is based on a day in the life of a big city. On 24 hour circle of a metropolitan city.
The way it functions, the impression it gives and the sound that it produces.
It is a composition of 70 minutes for 8 musicians and 2 scenery-builders.

The scenery plays an important role. All material and objects are chosen for their sound-quality and functionality.
They will also be used as instruments, on top of having visual effects. The scenery and the scenery-builders play an equally important role in the total of the composition.

The composition is devided in 5 chapters:
1- Stad Ontwaakt                   (City wakes up)
2-
Stad Beweegt                     (City moves)
3- Eet, Werk & Praat           (Eat, Work and talk)
4- Stad Bouwt                         (City builds)
5- Stad Vermaakt Zich       (City amuses itself)