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Long Time

Long Time

for SATB choir


  • Instrumentation: mixed choir (SATB)
  • Edition: choral score
  • Language: English
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Description
The opening lines of Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time provide the text for Gerald Barry’s Long Time. Beginning ‘For a long time I used to go to bed early’, the work unfolds over gently rising and falling C major scales, voice parts handing over to each other in the strict rhythmic regularity that prevails throughout the piece.
Details
Auftragswerk : Commissioned by the Cork International Choral Festival for ‘From Composition to Performance, the Seminar on New Choral Music’ and grant-aided by the Arts Council of Ireland / An Comhairle Ealaoín
Difficulty: difficult
Performance duration: 7'0"
Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London (015)
Series: Choral Music of Our Time
Year of composition: 2011
page number: 12
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The opening lines of Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time provide the text for Gerald Barry’s Long Time. Beginning ‘For a long time I used to go to bed early’, the work unfolds over gently rising and falling C major scales, voice parts handing over to each other in the strict rhythmic regularity that prevails throughout the piece.
Auftragswerk : Commissioned by the Cork International Choral Festival for ‘From Composition to Performance, the Seminar on New Choral Music’ and grant-aided by the Arts Council of Ireland / An Comhairle Ealaoín
Difficulty: difficult
Performance duration: 7'0"
Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London (015)
Series: Choral Music of Our Time
Year of composition: 2011
page number: 12