This set of seven songs sung without a break
resulted from my having been given a book of Sanskrit poetry, in translation, and finding
The music reflects my increasing interest in polytonal writing. Each of the 4 voices sings strictly on the notes of a single scale, (sopranos on E+, altos on Ab+, tenors on C+, basses on G- (harmonic)), easy lines by themselves, but they combine in unexpected and dissonant ways.
A professional, or very good amateur choir is required to do this work justice. It has not yet been performed.
If you wish to view the opening 6 pages of the score (the first 2 songs), please click on the button above. For the full score, send me an email (below), and please inform me of any performances so that I can keep this website up-to-date. Few people ever do, but I keep asking :)