Out of the depths : for brass quintet
by Katia Tiutiunnik (2009)
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Library shelf no. 785.915/TIU 1 [Not for loan]
Out of the Depths (brass
quintet) is a varied transcription of De Profundis
Clamavi (soprano and children's and/or women's choir, 2009),
the text of which comprises the Latin translation of the first
four verses of Psalm 130:
De profundis clamavi ad te Domine, Domine exaudi vocem meam. Fiant aures tuae intendentes in vocem deprecationis meae. Si iniquitates observaveris Domine, Domine quis sustinebit? Quia apud te propitiatio est et propter legem tuam sustinui te Domine.
These verses can be translated, as follows:
Out of the depths I have cried to thee, O Lord: Lord, hear my voice. Let thy ears be attentive to the voice of my supplication. If thou, O Lord, wilt mark iniquities: Lord, who shall stand it? For with thee there is merciful forgiveness: and by reason of thy law, I have waited for thee, O Lord.
The musical setting for this text (one of many in the history of western art music) was inspired by my interpretations various sacred music traditions emanating from the Roman Catholic Church, Judaism and Islam.
Instrumentation: 2 trumpets in C, horn in F, trombone, tuba.
Duration: 7 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Suitable for advanced high school and/or tertiary students
Dedication note: Dedicated to unborn children and their mothers, of every time and place.
Written for: Borealis Brass
First performance: by Borealis Brass — 4 Dec 09. St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Batehaven, NSW, during the the “Borealis in Australis” tour
The composer notes the following styles, subjects, genres etc associated with this work:
Church music, Choral music, 16th Century polyphony, Arab music
Out of the Depths was requested by Borealis Brass of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, for premiere performance during their "Borealis in Australis" tour, from December 2 to December 9 2009. This work is dedicated to unborn children and their mothers, of every time and place.
Performances of this work
7 Dec 2009: at Katia Tiutiunnik and International Contemporary Composers (St Andrew's Cathedral). Featuring Borealis Brass.
4 Dec 09: St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Batehaven, NSW, during the the “Borealis in Australis” tour. Featuring Borealis Brass.
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