Chorus/Vocal

David Lang

sun-centered (2022) 25'

10 solo voices

Commissioned for the Tallis Scholars by Cal Performances, Carnegie Hall Corporation, Hopkins Center, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Stanford Live, Virginia Tech and Concertgebouw Bruges (Belgium).

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David Lang

we were (2021) 10'

text by David Lang (after Song of Songs)

SATB

co-commissioned by Flagey, Brussels, for Vox Clamantis, Tallinn, Jaan-Eik Tulve, Director; the Crossing, Philadelphia, Donald Nally, Director; and the Fisher Center at Bard College, New York

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David Lang

the sense of senses (2021) 8'

text by David Lang (after Song of Songs)

SSAATTBB

co-commissioned by the Company of Music, Vienna, Johannes Hiemetsberger, Director; the Crossing, Philadelphia, Donald Nally, Director; and the Fisher Center at Bard College

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David Lang

let me come in (2021) 10'

(arr. piano and voice)
text by David Lang (after Song of Songs 5:2)

soprano and piano

The Fisher Center at Bard College with co-commissioning support by The Los Angeles Opera

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Michael Gordon

Montaña (2020) 60'

A music-film collaboration with Bill Morrison (film)

SATB

Warren Miller Performing Arts Center, Big Sky, MT

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Julia Wolfe

Her Story (2020) 40'

11 women's voices + orchestra

Boston Symphony, Chicago Symphony, Nashville Symphony, National Symphony, San Francisco Symphony

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David Lang

stateless (2019) 6'

text by David Lang, after a letter by Rabbi Moses ben Nachman

David Lang

a girl (2017) 4'

text in Yiddish, by an anonymous author

David Lang

solitary (2016) 8'

text by David Lang (after the Book of Lamentations)

David Lang

a house (2016) 18'

text by David Lang

David Lang

last spring (2015) 5'

words and music by david lang (after aasmund olavsson vinje)

David Lang • Julia Wolfe • Michael Gordon

Cloud River Mountain (2015, rev. 2017) 32'

music by Michael Gordon, David Lang, Julia Wolfe and Lau Luo

David Lang

where you go (2015) 8'

Text by David Lang after the Book of Ruth

David Lang

manifesto (2015) 4'

Text by David Lang

Michael Gordon

Cinnamon (2012) 2'

text by Francisco Nuñez

David Lang

ark luggage (2012) 9'

Text by Peter Greenaway

David Lang

love fail (2012) 60'

Text by David Lang (after Lydia Davis, Marie de France, Gottfried von Strassburg, Béroul, Thomas of Britain and Richard Wagner)

David Lang

love fail – arr. female chorus (2012, rev. 2016) 60'

Text by David Lang (after Lydia Davis, Marie de France, Gottfried von Strassburg, Béroul, Thomas of Britain and Richard Wagner)

David Lang

i live in pain (2011) 4'

Text by David Lang (after Beatriz de Dia)

David Lang

i never (2010) 9'

Text by David Lang (after Thomas Tallis)

David Lang

oh graveyard (2010) 3'

Text by David Lang (after the spiritual "Lay This Body Down")

David Lang

battle hymns (2009) 50'

Text by David Lang (after Sullivan Ballou, Stephen Foster and Abraham Lincoln)

Julia Wolfe

Thirst (2008) 27'

David Lang

i lie (2001) 5'

Text (Yiddish) by Joseph Rolnick

Michael Gordon

XVI (1993) 9'

David Lang

by fire (1984) 5'

Text by Sun Tzu, Robert Scheer