I came away feeling sanguine about the future of new music... Music, song, image and spoken work form a seamless and deeply moving meditation"
- John Von Rhein, Chicago Tribune
I came away feeling sanguine about the future of new music... Music, song, image and spoken work form a seamless and deeply moving meditation.
~ John Von Rhein, Chicago Tribune
mixed chorus, piano, percussionist, electronic sampling
4 minutes, 50 seconds
In Colors the chorus deconstructs the sounds of a single word, illustrating the sentiment of the words: "The colors of my soul are alive in my mind - running, playing, jumping, falling, scrambling, playing, bumping, blending - like a kaleidoscope".
Live electronic manipulation is quite simple and can be perfomed by 1 or 2 chorus members
The Young People's Chorus invites youth choruses nationwide to premiere a Radio Radiance piece of their choice in their local areas.
If you'd like to perform Colors as a part of the radio radiance network, email the YPC at:
Colors is also especially appropriate for college choirs.
Please include the number of copies you'd like and complete information about your organization