City Life

City Life
for mandolin, guitar, banjo, and harpsichord

Duration: 6' 

Instrumentation: mandolin, guitar, 5-string long-necked banjo, harpsichord


"City Life" is based on the idioms of the five-string banjo. The piece expresses something of the frenetic pace of modern life.

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This KPFA radio broadcast includes "City Life" as the first work. From a live performance at Bennington College, 1979.