Meeting of the Spirits – UCCELLO COLLECTION

By John McLaughlin/arr. David Sanford | For Five Cellos | 8′

Title: Meeting of the Spirits
Composer: John McLaughlin
Arranger: David Sanford
Year Composed: 1971/2010
Instrumentation: For Five Cellos (Can also be played by violin, guitar, keyboards, bass and percussion).
Duration: 8′
Format: Full Score + 5 Parts
Page Size: Letter
Catalog Number: OM0309


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John McLaughlin’s Meeting of the Spirits keeps close to the original by the Mahavishnu Orchestra; McLaughlin’s virtuosic electric guitar solo as well as Jan Hammer’s keyboard improvisation are brought to life in Sanford’s multi-cello arrangement.


Commission/Dedication: To Matt Haimovitz and UCCELLO.
Premiere: First performed May 13, 2010 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA by Matt Haimovitz and UCCELLO.
Recording: This work is recorded on Oxingale Records’ and PENTATONE Oxingale Series‘ album Meeting of the Spirits, performed by Matt Haimovitz and UCCELLO. Click here for the listening options.

Listen to an excerpt of Meeting of the Spirits
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