Arcane Presents Lulu Hugh Le Caine

Arcane Presents Lulu (1956) (1:50) was Le Caine’s response to the use of barking of dogs in a recording of “Jingle Bells.” Le Caine found an “even more annoying sound,” coloratura screaming. The melody line is constructed, using the Multi-track, from the scream which ends Lulu’s part in Alban Berg’s opera.

  • Year of composition: 1956
  • Duration of the submitted work: 1:53
  • Publisher: G Young/JWD Music (Grimsby, Ontario), WRCI-4299

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Also part of Compositions Demonstrations 1946-1974 .

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