Deserts of exile : SATB choir
by Paul Stanhope (2007)
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Library shelf no. CD 2281 [Available for loan]
This piece sets a text by Palestinian poet, Jabra-Ibrahim Jabra about the contemporary experience of disposession and exile along with fragments of the Old Testament Lamentations of Jeremiah. It is a virtuosic movement for chamber choir which features a variety of choral textures and devices.
Instrumentation: SSATTBB choir.
Duration: 8 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — High level chamber choir
First performance: by Elysian Singers — May 08. St Marys Church, Kings Cross, London
Winner of the Vocal/Choral Work of the Year, APRA/AMC Art Music Awards, 2011
Awards & Prizes
|2011||Art Music Awards: Work of the Year: Vocal/Choral||Winner||Paul Stanhope|
Deserts of Exile
Performances of this work
12 Aug 10: City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney. Featuring Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge.
May 08: St Marys Church, Kings Cross, London. Featuring Elysian Singers.
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