Kaleidoscope

Complete Work Title: 

Kaleidoscope


Performance Medium: 

guitar ensemble (6 players)


Duration: 

c.6:00


Dedication: 

to my friends in the Cal Poly Guitar Ensemble and their director, Peter Yates


Date Composed: 

March 1982


Performance Information: 
  • This graphic score includes improvisational elements and extended techniques.
  • The work may also be performed with a larger complement of guitarists (preferably in multiples of 6).
Additional Information: 

The sonic and notational materials used in this work were the basis of Peter Yates' 1994 composition Color Wheel for guitar ensemble.


Performance History: 
  • 13 April 2019; California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

    Cal Poly Guitar Ensemble; Peter Yates, director

  • 12 April 2019; University of California, Los Angeles

    UCLA Guitar studio; Peter Yates, director

  • 27 February 2007; California State University, Los Angeles

    CSULA Guitar Ensemble; Matthew Elgart, director

  • 27 April 2001; Punahou Music School (Honolulu, HI)

    Sacred Heart Academy Guitar Ensemble; Darin Au, director

  • 2 June 1994; California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • 17 May 1990; California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • 31 May 1984; California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • 22 May 1984; California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • 3 June 1982; California State Polytechnic University, Pomona [premiere]

    Cal Poly Guitar Ensemble; Peter Yates, director