Life Story

(1993)

by Thomas Adès

Description
soprano and chamber ensemble of 3 players
Contributors
Tennessee Williams (Words by)
Duration
9
Genres
Mixed Chamber Ensemble, Soprano
Text
Tennessee Williams
Instrumentation
2 bcl.db
Languages
English
Commission

Written for The Composers Ensemble

First Performance
17.10.1993, West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, UK: Mary Wiegold/The Composers Ensemble/Thomas Ad├Ęs
Availability

Score and parts on special sale from the Hire Library

Programme Notes

This setting was made in April 1993 for the Mary Wiegold song-book. It reflects all the double-edges of the poem: comic and tragic, relaxed and formal, seedy and tender, with a toe-stubbing punchline.

Thomas Adès

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