Tag Archives: monodrama

Lament (a Snippet)

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

A Monodrama for Bass/baritone These four measures, mm. 40-43 from scene one, encapsulates the overall sound world of my 50 minute monodrama “Lament” (text by Dylan Thomas). The ensemble has just taken over from the singer’s line “…my wicked eyes.” … Continue reading

Posted in Lament, Music | Tagged
#bassbaritone
,
#DylanThomas
,
#monodrama
| Leave a comment

Friday’s Sounding #19

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

I Will not Lament Over Lament When I undertook this self-inflicted project, it occurred to me that composing a work that involved  theatrical elements would be difficult or even impossible to get performed (as if composing a chamber work of … Continue reading

Posted in Friday's Soundings | Tagged
#bassclarinet
,
#bassbaritone
,
#contrabass
,
#DylanThomas
,
#jazzclub
,
#Lament
,
#monodrama
| Leave a comment

Friday’s Sounding #4

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] This excerpt is from the opening of a work in progress entitled Lament a monodrama for lyric bass, bass clarinet, percussion, contrabass, female chorus and piano. The piece takes place in a Manhattan … Continue reading

Posted in Friday's Soundings | Tagged
#DylanThomas
,
#jazz
,
#Lament
,
#lyricbass
,
#monodrama
| Leave a comment