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Mazzoli, Missy: Vesper Sparrow 

 

 

Basic information

  • Title: 
    Vesper Sparrow
  • Composer: 
  • Duration (in minutes): 
    5
  • Year of composition: 
    2012
  • First performance (year): 
    2012
  • First performance (venue): 
    Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA
  • First performance (performers): 
    Roomful of Teeth
  • Conductor: 
    Obligatory
 

Notes

  • Program notes: 

    Missy Mazzoli has described her elegiac Vesper Sparrow, a setting of a text by Farnoosh Fathi, as an "eclectic amalgamation of imaginary birdsong and my own interpretation of Sardinian overtone singing." It is the opening track on Roomful of Teeth's 2015 CD Render which was funded by New Music USA.

 

Instruments

Total number of musicians: 
8
Musicians
Soprano(s)
2
Alto(s)
2
Tenor(s)
1
Bass(es)
3

 

 

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