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Information on the piece: Duration 3 min 15 sec or faster
Main idea of the piece is that the accents within an "old" pulse/meter/time gradually becomes the new pulse/meter/time. It also contains a bongo solo. This is the newly (2005) revised version. The first version of Elastic Team was composed in 1978 for a group of percussionists who played it on a tour of Swedish schools. Among these percussionists where Anders Loguin, Anders Holdar and Jan Hellgren who at this time formed the famous percussion ensemble Kroumata.
Short about Olov Helge:
Born 1950 (in Sweden)
Studies at the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm 1973-80.
Having shared his time between working as a teacher in music theory
(at a university) and at the same time using his skills in various
music projects for a number of years Olov Helge now works exclusively
as a composer and arranger/orchestrator. His production consists of
orchestral and chamber music as well as choir- and electro-acoustic pieces.
As a composer he is mostly known for the music for dance theatre.
He is often engaged as an arranger/orchestrator in symphonic contexts, for exemple cross-over projects or music theatre productions.
The most recent works are -beside the revision of "Elastic Team"- orchestration of the Ballet "Pippi Langstrump" for the Royal Opera of Stockholm, "Skugghopp" for cello and clarinet and "Dragster/Prankster for symphonic band.
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