Sea and Its Shore, The

(2004)

by John Woolrich

Description
voice, chamber ensemble of 8 players and tape
Duration
35
Genres
Solo Voice
Text
Gérard de Nerval/Robert Walser/Emily Bronte/Robert Schumann/William Cowper/Stéphane Mallarmé/Raymond Roussel/Thomas Lovell Beddoes/Paul Eluard
Instrumentation
2 ssax.bcl (=Bb cbcl) - harp - perc: at least two BD, placed horizontally - one large and sonorous, the other with a tighter, drier sound. Also a taiko if available. Played with a range of soft beaters, heavy and light wooden sticks, jingles, switches and two tree branches (with dry leaves, twigs etc). - vla - 2 vlc - tape
Singer Text
Mezzo-soprano
Languages
English
Commission
Commissioned by Almeida Opera
First Performance
1.7.04: Almeida Theatre, London: Katalin Karolyi/Almeida Ensemble
Availability
Score and parts for hire

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