Second Key, The

(2011 (rev. 2016))

by Tansy Davies

Description
mezzo-soprano or countertenor and mixed ensemble of 10 or more players of mixed ability
Duration
Genres
Countertenor, Mezzo-soprano, Mixed Chamber Ensemble, Variable Instrumentation
Text
Song of Pure Nothingness by Guilhelm IX d’Aquitane, 1071-1127 (translated by Mariette Purcell)
Instrumentation
gtr with steel strings - Upper 1 (suggested: fl.cl.vln) Upper 2 (suggested: tpt.hn) Lower 1 (suggested: bcl.vla.vlc) Lower 2 (suggested: trbn) - pno
Singer(s)
mezzo-soprano or countertenor
Languages
English
Commission

Commissioned by CoMA

First Performance
rev. version: 6.3.2016, CBSO Centre, Birmingham, UK: BCMG/CoMA/Michael Finnissy
Availability

Full score, vocal score and parts for hire

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