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Publisher: G. Schirmer

Wed (for piano)
Publisher
Red Poppy
Category
Solo Keyboard(s)
Duration
5 Minutes
Orchestration
Availability
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David Lang Wed (for piano)


For sale from the Rental Library as part of Memory Pieces for piano. Wed for piano is not sold separately.

Related Works:
   Wed piano version
   Wed string quartet version
   Wed string orchestra version

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:
Performances
Date
Title
  • 26 OCT 2013
    Vancouver, BC, Canada
    MOVE: The Company

    Other Dates:
    27 October - Vancouver, BC, Canada

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