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Augusta Read Thomas

Publisher: G. Schirmer

Silver Chants the Litanies (for horn and orchestra) (2004),
Publisher
G Schirmer Inc
Category
Soloist(s) and Orchestra
Year Composed
2004
Duration
13 Minutes
Solo Instrument(s)
Horn
Programme Note
Augusta Read Thomas Silver Chants the Litanies (for horn and orchestra) (2004),
Related works:
Silver Chants the LItanies (for horn and ensemble)
Silver Chants the LItanies (for horn and orchestra)

First performance:
Greg Hustis, horn
Meadows Wind Ensemble
Jack Delaney, conductor
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
February 20, 2004



  • Ensemble
    The Meadows Wind Ensemble
    Soloist(s)
    Gregory Hustis, horn; Carol Leone and Regan Smith, piano; Amy Briggs Dissanayake, piano
    Conductor
    Jack Delaney
Performances
Date
Title
Reviews
Silver Chants the Litanies for horn and chamber orchestra (2003) was also impressive. A highly charged 12-minute work written as a memorial to the composer Luciano Berio, it takes us through multiple stages of loss, blind fury as well as grief. Matt Marks was the able soloist.
Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times,4/9/2005
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