Spell of creation : for soprano and baritone solos, semichorus, double choir and orchestra
by Nigel Butterley (2000)
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Spell of creation : for soprano and baritone solos, semichorus, double choir and orchestra / by Nigel Butterley ; texts by: Katherine Raine, Hildegard of Bingen, Henry Vaughan, Julian of Norwich, and from the Book of Baal and the Taittiriya Brahmana.
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Instrumentation: Soprano solo, baritone solo, semichorus (SSATBB), double choir (SATBSATB), 2 flutes (both doubling piccolo), alto flute (doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets in B flat (2nd doubling bass clarinet), bassoon, contra-bassoon, 4 horns in F, 4 trumpets in C, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, percussion (3 players), harp, strings.
Duration: 44 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Professional
Contents note: In 5 movements.
Texts by: Kathleen Raine, Hildegard of Bingen, Henry Vaughan, Julian of Norwich and from the Book of Baal and the Taittiriya Brahmana.
Winner of Paul Lowin Award for orchestral work, 2001.
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