Revolutionary Songs

Timothy Brady

Year

1993-94


Duration

38'


Movements

Introduction; I. The twelve (Alexander Blok); II. Love poem (Antonio Jacinto); III. Chuchotements (Camille Desmoulins); IV. Le nom de frère (Florian (1793)); V. Mañana (Regino Pedro); VI. Luces (Ernesto Cardenal)


Instrumentation

soprano - saxophone, electric guitar (with electronics), piano, percussion, violoncello - electroacoustic tape music


Genre

Chamber Music


Text/Libretto

Alexander Blok, Antonio Jacinto, Camille Desmoulins, Florian, Regino Pedro, Ernesto Cardenal


Comment

Six songs based on texts from the Russian, Angolan, French and Nicaraguan revolutions.


Source

composer homepage; MIC Canada website;