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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.
Publisher
Red Poppy
Category
Solo Keyboard(s)
Duration
5 Minutes
Orchestration
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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
    Soloist(s)
    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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