Dual (duos: soprano, mezzo-soprano with chamber ensemble)
by Felicity Wilcox (2010)
Performance by Alison Morgan, Jenny Duck-Chong, Kammerklang Chamber Orchestra, Sada Muramatsu from the CD Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 53.
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Library shelf no. CD 2631 [Available for loan]
This is a setting of the poem "Dual" by Marcus Whale for two singers. Themes are the duality of the male/female genders, beauty and brutality, harmony and dissonance. There is an image layer in the form of a photo essay by Wendy MacDougall to accompnay the performance. Contact the composer for more details.
Instrumentation: Soprano, mezzo-soprano, clarinet in B flat, oboe, violin, viola, cello, piano, percussion (1 player).
Duration: 10 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — extended techniques, demanding vocal writing
Commission note: Commissioned by Kammerklang Vox and Halcyon
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