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Music of a Distant Drum

Music of a Distant Drum

songs from Medieval Arabic, Persian and Hebrew texts

for baritone and chamber ensemble

translated by Bernard Lewis


  • Instrumentation: baritone and ensemble
  • Edition: performance material
  • Language: English
  • Order No.: LSL 10106-01

Details
Auftragswerk : Commissioned by The Continuum Ensemble
Content text: I The Spheres and Signs
II A Cloud heavy with water
III Interlude (instrumental)
IV This is wine!
V O New Moon
VI Life's Calamities
Performance duration: 18' 0"
Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London
Uraufführung : 6. Juni 2006 London, Wilton\'s Music Hall (UK) Spitalfields Festival 2006 · Rodney Clarke, baritone · Dirigent: Philip Headlam · Continuum Ensemble
Year of composition: 2006
instrumentation: ca(tri).cl(bcl)-perc(tub bells, tri, sus cym, finger cym, mark tree, marac, 2bng, wdbl)-vn(finger cym).vc
Performances
Conductor: Clark Rundell
2010-03-05 | London (United Kingdom), Wigmore Hall — 19.30 h
Conductor: Clarke Rundell
2010-03-03 | Liverpool (United Kingdom), The Cornerstone, Hope at Everton — 19.30 h
Conductor: Clark Rundell
Orchestra: Ensemble 10/10
2008-02-23 | Liverpool (United Kingdom), The Cornerstone, Hope at Everton — 19.30 h
Conductor: Clark Rundell
Orchestra: Ensemble 10/10
2008-02-22 | Sheffield (United Kingdom), The Ballroom, Sheffield City Hall — 17.45 h
Conductor: Philip Headlam
Orchestra: Continuum Ensemble
2006-06-06 | London (United Kingdom), Wilton's Music Hall | World Premiere
Auftragswerk : Commissioned by The Continuum Ensemble
Content text: I The Spheres and Signs
II A Cloud heavy with water
III Interlude (instrumental)
IV This is wine!
V O New Moon
VI Life's Calamities
Performance duration: 18' 0"
Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London
Uraufführung : 6. Juni 2006 London, Wilton\'s Music Hall (UK) Spitalfields Festival 2006 · Rodney Clarke, baritone · Dirigent: Philip Headlam · Continuum Ensemble
Year of composition: 2006
instrumentation: ca(tri).cl(bcl)-perc(tub bells, tri, sus cym, finger cym, mark tree, marac, 2bng, wdbl)-vn(finger cym).vc
Conductor: Clark Rundell
2010-03-05 | London (United Kingdom), Wigmore Hall — 19.30 h
Conductor: Clarke Rundell
2010-03-03 | Liverpool (United Kingdom), The Cornerstone, Hope at Everton — 19.30 h
Conductor: Clark Rundell
Orchestra: Ensemble 10/10
2008-02-23 | Liverpool (United Kingdom), The Cornerstone, Hope at Everton — 19.30 h
Conductor: Clark Rundell
Orchestra: Ensemble 10/10
2008-02-22 | Sheffield (United Kingdom), The Ballroom, Sheffield City Hall — 17.45 h
Conductor: Philip Headlam
Orchestra: Continuum Ensemble
2006-06-06 | London (United Kingdom), Wilton's Music Hall | World Premiere