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Yehudi Wyner

Publisher: G. Schirmer

The Second Madrigal: Voices of Women (1999)
Publisher
Associated Music Publishers Inc
Category
Soloist(s) and Large Ensemble (7 or more players)
Sub Category
Sinfonietta
Year Composed
1999
Duration
26 Minutes
Soloist
Soprano
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Programme Note
Yehudi Wyner The Second Madrigal: Voices of Women (1999)
Movements:
I. Getting Up in Winter (Emperor Ch'ien-wen of Liang)
II. In the Morning (Steve Kowit)
III. Morning (Chu Shu Chen)
IV. When He Pressed His Lips (Steve Kowit)
V. The Second Madrigal (Anna Swir)
VI. Thank You, My Fate (Anna Swir)
VII. Cosmetics Do No Good (Steve Kowit)
VIII. The Greatest Love (Anna Swir)
IX. Hopelessness (Li Ch'ing-chao)
X. Question (May Swenson)

Texts from A Book of Luminous Things, an international anthology of poetry edited by Czeslaw Milosz.

Commissioned by 20th Century Unlimited, Santa Fe.




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The Second Madrigal (for soprano and piano)

  • Ensemble
    Chamber Ensemble
    Soloist(s)
    Dominique Labelle (Soprano)
    Conductor
    Yehudi Wyner
    Bridge:
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Reviews
The Second Madrigal for soprano and piano offers a profound exploration of the Eternal Feminine, the examinations of physical beauty and its transience in turns engaging, exasperating, wise, and wistful.
Joseph Newsome, Voix des Artes,4/29/2014
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