860: a poem by Emily Dickinson : for soprano, vibraphone and piano
by Jenny Game-Lopata (2011)
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Library shelf no. 783.66542/GAM 1 [Available for loan]
This piece is inspired by Emily Dickinson's Poem number 860 "Absence Disembodies, So does death".
The soprano powerfully sings the poem, the piano and vibraphone play in and out of phase, sometimes, accompanying somtimes taking the lead.
This work explores Middle Eastern modes in a contemporary context. It exloits the unique harmonic and textural possibilites of the vibraphone, piano and soprano in combination.
Instrumentation: Soprano, vibraphone, piano.
Duration: 5 min.
Commission note: Commissioned by Peter Neville.
First performance: 31 Mar 12. Armidale Composers Concert, CB Newling Auditorium (University of New England), Armidale, NSW
- Influenced by: Middle Eastern cultures
Performances of this work
31 Mar 12: Armidale Composers Concert, CB Newling Auditorium (University of New England), Armidale, NSW
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