Vespers

(1994)

by David Matthews

Description
mezzo soprano and tenor soli, SATB chorus and orchestra
Contributors
Rilke Mr (Author)
Duration
45
Genres
Chorus with Orchestra/Large Ensemble
Text
Liturgical/Rilke translated by Babette Deutsch
Instrumentation
3(II+III=picc).2.ca(=ob).3(III=bcl).3(III=cbsn) 4331 - timp - perc(2): BD/4 tom-t/cyms/3 susp.cym/ch.cym/gong/tam-t/tamb/tgl/brake drum/thunder sheet/glsp/xyl/3 crot/2 bell - pno(=cel) - (org) - harp - strings (min 10.8.6.6.4)
Languages
English, Latin
Commission
Commissioned by the Huddersfield Choral Society and Kirkless Metropolitan Borough Council, together with support and funding from the Foundation for sport and the arts to commemorate the centenary of the birth in 1895 of Sir Malcolm Sargent
First Performance
24.3.95, Huddersfield Town Hall: Huddersfield Choral Society/English Northern Philharmonic Orchestra/Jane Glover/Jean Rigby/Martyn Hill
Availability

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'The usually conservative Huddersfield folk let their emotions run amok and there were great shouts of acclaim at the end … these Vespers have a profound effect' The Yorkshire Post (Thomas Taylor), 27 March 1995 Read more

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