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all which isn't singing is mere talking

Choral Music

chorus a cappella

work detail

instrumentation: SSA a cappella

completion date: may 2006

duration: 6 minutes

texts: E. E. Cummings, poem

audio

all which isn't singing is mere talking

Bixby HS Women's Chorus

Connie Coleman, director
(purchase the score)

dedication

With many thanks to Francisco Núñez for his insight

program note

A finalist composition in the 2006 New York Sings! A Composer’s Symposium, this work is an energetic and rhythmically exciting setting of E. E. Cummings’s take on excess noise in modern society. In it, the power of singing is echoed and restored through the blessing of silence.

performances

January 21, 2010 (Premiere)
Oklahoma Music Educators Association Conference
Bixby High School Women's Chorus
Connie Coleman, director
Trinity Episcopal Church - Tulsa, OK

information

audio

all which isn't singing is mere talking

Bixby HS Women's Chorus

Connie Coleman, director
(purchase the score)


published


dedication

With many thanks to Francisco Núñez for his insight


program note

A finalist composition in the 2006 New York Sings! A Composer’s Symposium, this work is an energetic and rhythmically exciting setting of E. E. Cummings’s take on excess noise in modern society. In it, the power of singing is echoed and restored through the blessing of silence.


performances

January 21, 2010 (Premiere)
Oklahoma Music Educators Association Conference
Bixby High School Women's Chorus
Connie Coleman, director
Trinity Episcopal Church - Tulsa, OK


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