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

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Movements:

Considerate

Chisai Ko Kawaii Ko

Interlude (Running)

In Complexu Pacis

Horobi No Naka Kara

Inscription: This is Our Cry*

*please note that all of these  movements are available  individually

 

Instrumentation:

full orchestra

mixed or treble chorus

2 soprano and 1 baritone soloist

 

Alternate Instrumentation:

chamber orchestra:

flute

clarinet

bassoon

horn in F

trumpet

trombone,

2 percussion

strings

mixed or treble chorus

2 soprano and 1 baritone soloist



Length:

35 minutes



Notes:

with texts by Kurihara Sadako, Toge Sankichi, Dante Aligheri, & Kevin James

 

This work was commissioned by the Chicago Humanities Festival in conjunction with Fulcrum Point New Music Project

Sadako:

Prayers for Peace

Details

Video Excerpts

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Audio Excerpts

link to full performance video is here [password required].

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Mvmnt 1 - Considerate -
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Vocal soloists enter at 2:25. Chorus enters at 3:45

Mvmnt 2 - Chiisai Ko Kawai Ko -
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Mvmnt 5 - Horobi No Naka Kara -
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