Three architects, op. 91a : for choir
by Andrew Schultz (2012)
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The work is an unaccompanied setting of short texts by three Chicago architects: Daniel Burnham, Louis Sullivan and Walter Burley Griffin. Burnham and Sullivan inspired much of Griffin's work including his prize-winning design for the City of Canberra in 1912.
In its first performance in March 2013 for the Centenary of Canberra, each movement of Three Architects preceded the three movements of Symphony No 3 - Century by Andrew Schultz.
Instrumentation: Children's choir (SA) and Adult choir (SATB).All choral parts have occasional sections that are divisi.
Duration: 7 min.
Contents note: 1. Burnham - for children's choir (SA) (dur: 1'20") -- 2. Sullivan - for adult choir (SATB) (dur: 2'00") -- 3. Griffin - for children's and adult choir (SA-SATB) (dur: 3'00").
Commission note: Centenary of Canberra commission, ACT Government, 2013, composed for the Canberra Symphony Orchestra and Centenary Choir.
First performance: by Nicholas Milton — 11 Mar 13. Performance by the Canberra Symphony Orchestra and Centenary Choir for the Centenary of Canberra
Resonate article: Andrew Schultz's Symphony No. 3 – Century by Nicole Saintilan
Performances of this work
11 Mar 13: Performance by the Canberra Symphony Orchestra and Centenary Choir for the Centenary of Canberra. Featuring Nicholas Milton.
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