Hölderlin; Claude Vivier; historical recordings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and from Robert Kennedy's assassination (G-imaginary language-E)
perc:BD/Balinese gong/Chinese gong/tam-t/t.bells/brake drums-strings(188.8.131.52.2)-tape
This work requires additional technological components and/or amplification.
McGill University - Pollack Hall, Montréal, QC
Jocelyne Fleury, mezzo-soprano / McGill University / Serge Garant
A meditation on human suffering, this piece is intended as one long continuous melody. The music can be perceived from three different aspects: formal, melodic, or textual.
— Claude Vivier
This program note may be reproduced free of charge in concert programs with a credit to the composer.