Shadows and light : soprano solo, tenor solo, SATB semi-chorus, SATB symphonic chorus, string orchestra, timpani and percussion
by John Peterson (2004)
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Library shelf no. CD 1627 [Available for loan]
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Shadows and light : soprano solo, tenor solo, SATB semi-chorus, SATB symphonic chorus, string orchestra, timpani and percussion / John Peterson.
Library shelf no. Q 782.5525/PET 1 [Available for loan]
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The music reflects my interest in the structures, the rhythmic energy and the harmonic progressions inherent in several styles of popular music.
Instrumentation: Soprano solo, tenor solo, SATB semi-chorus, SATB symphonic chorus, string orchestra, timpani, percussion.
Duration: 24 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Professional.
Contents note: I. In visible darkness (7 min., 30 sec.) -- II. Where light in darkness lies (9 min., 30 sec.) -- III. Shadows and light (6 min., 30 sec.).
Commission note: Commissioned by Sydney Philharmonia Choirs.
First performance: by Sydney Philharmonia Choirs — 5 Oct 04. Sydney Opera House
Text from the Requiem Mass, and other sources including newspaper and magazine headlines, the writings of Jun'ichiro Tanazaki, and a few lines from Martin Luther King Jr.
Resonate article: Counting on John Peterson by Carolyn Watson
- Influenced by: Popular music
Performances of this work
5 Oct 04: Sydney Opera House. Featuring Sydney Philharmonia Choirs.
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