Song of the poets
for SATB choir and piano

Composition Date: 2014
Duration: 00:06:00
Genre: Choral (9 + Voices), With Solo Instrument, , Keyboards

Instrumentation:

Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Piano
  • 1 x Mixed chorus
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Programme Note:
This piece was commissioned as a World War I Memorial piece by the National Arts Centre Orchestra, The World Remembers, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra. It uses excerpts from five poems by World War I soldier poets: John McCrae (Canada), Wilfred Owen (England), Luc Durtain (France), Gerrit Engelke (Germany), and Louis Aragon (France). There are different language options:
-multilingual version in original languages: English, French, and German.
-bilingual in French and English
-English
-French

Different versions available:
SATB (with divided parts)
SSAS with piano accompaniment (currently available)
Orchestra (available August 2014)
Chamber orchestra (available September 2014)
A capella version available upon request

Also, the piece can be simplified with a marked cut. This makes the piece simpler and approximately 1 minute shorter, at 5 minutes.

CATALOGUE INFO:

  • Call Number:
  • MV 6101 R521so1
  • Genre:
  • Choral (9 + Voices), With Solo Instrument, , Keyboards
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • June 19, 2014
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • 1 multilingual score (12 p.) ;
    12 Pages
    Height: 28 cm
    Width: 22 cm
    1 bilingual score (12 p.) ;
    12 Pages
    Height: 28 cm
    Width: 22 cm
    1 English score (12 p.) ;
    12 Pages
    Height: 28 cm
    Width: 22 cm
  • Language Information
  • Language of libretto: English
    Language of libretto: French
    Language of libretto: German
  • Additional Information:
  • Commissioned by NACO, The World Remembers, CPO, TBSO
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Song of the poets for SATB choir and piano: Score
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