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Buffalo Nation (Bison bison)

 07 May 2011 at 4:30pm and 7:30pm 

Buffalo Nation (Bison bison)

Indian Community School, Drum Room
10405 W. St. Martins Rd Franklin, WI
United States

Present Music Ensemble
Jerome Kitzke

Buffalo Nation (Bison bison) by composer and Milwaukee native Jerome Kitzke and librettist Kathleen Masterson is one of the largest commissions in Present Music history. This piece will illuminate in music and text the huge, varied and largely untold story of the American Bison from pre-history to the herdís late 19th century decimation and on to present time. Buffalo Nation (Bison bison) is scored for solo singer, four actors, 28 member sound effects chorus, accordion, banjo, oboe, clarinet, trumpet, violin, cello, bass, Hammond organ w/Leslie speaker, piano, and percussion.

Jerome Kitzke : Buffalo Nation (Bison bison)

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