James Tenney – Postal Pieces (1965-71)

Instrumentation: different solo pieces for double bass, voice, violin, percussion, harp, cello and free instrumetation

Complete Score


The postal pieces are a series of ten short works printed on postcards. His explanation of the set is that he hated to write letters, and since he had a number of very short compositions, what could be easier than to make postcards out of them.