Stars

(1970)

by David Matthews

Description
SATB chorus and orchestra
Contributors
Peter Holman (Author)
Duration
6
Genres
Chorus with Orchestra/Large Ensemble
Text
Peter Holman
Instrumentation
0.2.ca(=ob).0.1 - 0320 - timp - strings
Languages
English
First Performance
24.10.70, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London: London Bach Society/Steinitz
Availability
Study score (fp) 0-571-55452-0 on sale, full score, vocal score and parts for hire

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'Stars' review

'Matthews builds up fascinating choral clusters whose diatonic feeling is offset by chromatic brass chords and woodwind roulades of breathtaking sensuality…In Stars the dangers inherent in Matthews’s style, those of emotional excess and textural overelaboration, are avoided with complete success. The result is a work of real vision and sure technique…' Tempo (Douglas Young), Spring 1971 Read more

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