Catalogue

Saeta

Haigh, Howard

About the work

The piece was commissioned by Crouch End Festival Chorus. It takes flamenco as its starting point, and contains an entertaining array of ululations, groans, footstamping, and finger clicking.

First Performance: Crouch End Festival Chorus, 20th October 1990, London

Technical notes

The piece has no metre or pulse, and the conductor will need to cue each group entry. The piece consists of a series of figures which are repeated for approximate durations. A wide range of vocal effects are called for.

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Duration

35m 00s

Composed

1990

Instrumentation

Voices and Instruments

Scoring

chorus and orchestra

Availability

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