Half Nelson – UCCELLO COLLECTION

By Miles Davis | Arranged for Eight Cellos by David Sanford | 3′

Title: Half Nelson
Composer:
Miles Davis
Arranged by:
David Sanford
Year Composed: 1948/2010
Instrumentation:
Eight Cellos
Duration:
3′
Format: Score + Parts
Catalogue Number:
OM0312
Printed Edition Price: 35.00 USD


PDF Price:
30.00 USD

Listen to an excerpt of Half Nelson:

Who’s playing? Matt Haimovitz + Uccello

Miles Davis’s 1948 bebop composition Half Nelson is re-cast in the style of his 1949 debut as a leader in the Birth of the Cool sessions. The head is har­monized in six parts as Gil Evans did with “Jordu”, “Boplicity” and others, with a Davis-like economical solo for the lead cello in the middle.
– David Sanford

This work is recorded on Oxingale Records’ album Meeting of the Spirits. Click here to go to the album page on iTunes.

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