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David Lang

Publisher: G. Schirmer

wed (for piano)
Work Notes
For sale by Classical on Demand as part of memory pieces for piano. wed (for piano) is not sold separately.
Red Poppy
Solo Keyboard(s)
5 Minutes
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Programme Note
David Lang wed (for piano)
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Composer Note:
wed was commissioned by the American Conservatory Theater for the Kronos Quartet. wed is from a series of incidental pieces and songs I wrote for the American Conservatory Theater's 1996 production of Shakespeare's play The Tempest, with music performed live by the Kronos. wed is a bittersweet interpretation of the wedding masque Prospero creates to entertain his daughter Miranda and her beloved Ferdinand.

wed should be subdued and still, devoid of almost all expression.

— David Lang

  • Ensemble
    European Music Project/Grözinger
    Lisa Moore, piano / Mike Svoboda, trombone / Audrey Riley, cello, Hammond organ / Andrew Zolinsky, piano / James Woodrow, electric guitar / Nick Album and Rob Allum, drums
    Cantaloupe Music:
  • Soloist(s)
    Andrew Zolinsky, piano
    Cantaloupe Music:
  • Soloist(s)
    Conrad Tao
    Warner Classics:
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