I was looking at the Ceiling and then I Saw the Sky

John Adams

Year

1995


Duration

110'


Instrumentation

mezzo-soprano (3), high tenor, tenor, baritone (2) - clarinet (=bass clarinet), alto saxophone - drum kit (=MIDI drums), piano (=sampler), sampler, synthesizer, guitar (=electric guitar), double bass (=bass guitar)


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

June Jordan (in English)


Premiere

Berkeley, CA, USA, Zellerbach Playhouse, 11 May 1995: Paul Dresher Ensemble, Grant Gershon (cond.)


Publisher

Boosey & Hawkes


Source

Boosey & Hawkes website;