solo baritone, solo piano; perc, va, vc, db
The Brooklyn Academy of Music, 2016 Next Wave Festival
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David Lang is one of the most thoughtful composers working today. His music is consistently probing, emotionally urgent, strange, and beautiful. It is also getting simpler as the years roll on—a sign that the mind behind it is undergoing a kind of ritualistic purification. I’ve been obsessed with David’s music since I bought a recording by mail order of his piece cheating lying stealing when I was in high school, and I have written a piano piece called David Lang Needs a Hug…continue reading
soprano, tenor, baritone, bass; men's chorus; 2+pic.2.2(bcl).2+cbn/4.2[in C].2.0/timp/3 perc/strings
New York Philharmonic, de Doelen Concert Hall, Barbican Centre, l’Auditori, Bochum Symphony Orchestra, Concertgebouw Bruges, and Malmö Opera.
chamber choir, plus 4 voices (SATB) each playing simple percussion
the National Chamber Choir of Ireland
4 voices (SATB) each playing simple percussion
Carnegie Hall Corporation and The Perth Theater and Concert Hall for Paul Hillier and Theatre of Voices
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New York, NY