Voyage de Chopin

subtitle:
For Chamber Choir a capella or a group of folk instruments for the text of Chopin's letters
year:
2010
lenght:
12-18'
instrumentation:
chamber choir a capella or a group of folk instruments (details in the description)
publisher:
PWM Kraków
premiere:

12 June 2010 / Chopin Open Festival – Folle Journee de Varsovie, Grand Theater of the National Opera, Warsaw

 

The Camerata Silesia choir under the direction of Anna Szostak and the Music Workshop ensemble

Commission:
Orange Foundation, Polish Institute in Paris
details:

a capella version: 12 ‘

SSATTB

 

version with instruments: 18 ‘

coro misto-4 folk instruments: 4 hurdy-gurdys, 4 bag pipes, 4 folk violins, 4 FIFES

 

The instrumental party can be performed by four musicians who change instruments during the course of the song. Fragments with pipes, bagpipes and crank liras are played by walking on the stage and the concert hall. The notation should be treated as a suggestion that musicians can perform at their own discretion and in accordance with the capabilities of the instruments.

availability:

Order (choral score): PWM