#45. Taffy Twisters

TITLE: Taffy Twistersedgerton_taffytwisters_01_title_01-med-w-border
CAT# (YEAR COMPOSED): #45 (1998)
INSTRUMENTATION: voice and percussion
PAGES: 13
DURATION (APPROX): 6’06
PUBLICATION: C.P. PRESS PUBLICATIONS
PREMIERE PERFORMANCE: Premiered by Steve Tasko and Kristy Cheadle in Madison, Wisconsin in 1998
NOTE: Taffy Twisters is a work for solo voice and percussion. In 2001 the voice part of Taffy Twisters was reconfigured for voice and electronics, in the piece Cantor’s Dust.

Taffy Twisters utilizes a novel mapping of the vocal tract in order to expand and explore the articulatory and multiphonic parameter space of voice. The percussion part may be performed by the singer or a separate performer.

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