Five Poems (by Lindsay Mason)
for soprano, harp, and two violoncelli

Tyler Versluis
Composition Date: 2015
Duration: 00:20:00
Genre: Two Voices, With Chamber Ensemble, , Plectral String / String Bowed

Instrumentation:

Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Harp
  • 1 x Soprano
  • 2 x Violoncello
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Programme Note:
This song cycle was composed as part of a collaboration between writer Lindsay Mason and visual artist Timothy Goertzen. Mason penned the text which was to be used in the cycle, five poems in total, and Goertzen produced five paintings to accompany each of the poems. The cycle is a dispassionate and frequently austere observation on solitude and stasis; the poem’s winter imagery mirrors the emotional qualities of the writer, a type of suspended living as nature sleeps silently under the banks of snow. But something living stirs under the surface…

Premiere Information:
5 June 2016, Gallery 345, Toronto, Ontario
Maeve Palmer, soprano; Angela Schwarzkopf, harp; Amahl Arulandalam, violoncello; Amina Holloway, violoncello; Tyler Versluis, direction

CATALOGUE INFO:

  • Call Number:
  • MV 2206 V561fiv
  • Genre:
  • Two Voices, With Chamber Ensemble, , Plectral String / String Bowed
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • April 11, 2017
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • Score
    26 Pages
    Height: 30 cm
    Width: 23 cm
    Parts page count: 30
    3 Parts
    30 Pages
    Height: 30 cm
    Width: 23 cm
  • Language Information
  • Main language: English
  • Additional Information:
  • I. Reading Late
    II. Wintering
    III. Salt
    IV. Sleeping Along
    V. Intuition
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