Songs of Innocence and of Experience

William Bolcom

Duration

160'


Instrumentation

soprano, mezzo-soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass, boy soprano, country, rock and folk singers (5 to 10 soloists), mixed chorus, madrigal chorus, children's chorus - 3.3.3.2sax.3 - 6.5.5.3 - 6(-7)perc-org-pft-hrp-gtr-egtr-bgtr - evln - strgs


Genre

Guitar in the Orchestra


Text/Libretto

William Blake


Publisher

Theodore Presser Company


Comment

Full-length song cycle encompassing musical styles from romantic to modern, from country to rock, utilizing more than 200 vocalists and musicians.


Source

composer homepage;