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Prayer Before Birth

Creme, Tara

About the work

The piece is a setting of a poem by Louis MacNeice of the same title. It was originally written for a Forum London Composers’ Group workshop with Deirdre Gribbin, and was performed at a Forum concert in September 1999, by COMA Voices, conducted by Dominic McGonigal

Technical notes

The pieces requires the performers to whisper, sing, chant, and shout parts of the text, and accompanying vocalising.

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Duration

5m 00s

Composed

1999

Instrumentation

Voices Only

Scoring

sop, alt, ten bas

Availability

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