Songs in Unknown Tongues

Date of Composition: 
1995
Duration: 
9'
Instrumentation: 
Chamber Instrumentation: 
soprano,percussion, celesta and piano

These songs are based on 'speaking in tongues' texts by Anonymous Shakers of the 19th C.The fourth and fifth movement are attacca.

Instructions for Use: 
Click on any 'Movement' button to listen to a sample and view the score sample. If you wish to view a larger version of the score, click on the score sample to enlarge.
Performer: 
Manhattan Contemporary Ensemble,Claire Heldrich,conductor/
Kristin Nordeval,soprano