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Tintinnabulation
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Tintinnabulation.
  The title, meaning the frenzied ringing of bells, comes from Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Bells" and is a 2012 reworking of an earlier Korneitchouk score written in the 1980s for brass and percussion octet. When La Jolla Symphony conductor Steven Schick, a celebrated percussionist, requested an overture-like work to open the concert, the choice seemed apt. By the composer's own account, the revised work is almost a percussion concerto. The poem is, after all, a terrific tour de force of alliteration and repetitive cadence:

        Keeping time, time, time,
        In a sort of Runic rhyme,
        To the tintinnabulation
                that so musically wells
        From the bells, bells, bells, bells,
        Bells, bells, bells -

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