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Vespers for a new dark age

Title
Vespers for a new dark age / Missy Mazzoli.
Author
Mazzoli, Missy
Publication
[Brooklyn, New York] : New Amsterdam, [2015]

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Additional Authors
  • Zapruder, Matthew, 1967-
  • Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900
  • Kotche, Glenn
  • Dune, Lorna
  • Mazzoli, Missy.
  • Victoire (Musical group), performer.
Description
1 online resource (1 sound file)
Summary
It was commissioned by Carnegie Hall for the 2014 Ecstatic Music Festival, and first performed at Carnegie's Zankel Hall on February 22, 2014.The work is a distorted, wild, blasphemous take on the traditional Vespers prayer service, in which fragments of poems by Matthew Zapruder replace the customary sacred text.
Uniform Title
Vocal music. Selections
Alternative Title
Vocal music.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Streaming audio.
Note
  • The 1st work for 2 sopranos, alto, violin, 2 keyboards, clarinet, double bass, percussion, and electronics; the 2nd work a remix by Lorna Dune of Missy Mazzoli's A thousand tongues.
  • The 1st work reimagines the traditional vespers prayer service and replaces the customary sacred verses with poems by Matthew Zapruder that contend with themes like technology, God and more.
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Contents
Vespers for a new dark age / Missy Mazzoli ; text compiled from poems by Matthew Zapruder -- A thousand tongues : Lorna Dune remix / Missy Mazzoli ; text by Stephen Crane.
LCCN
  • US7MN1500573
  • US7MN1500574
  • US7MN1500575
  • US7MN1500576
  • US7MN1500577
  • US7MN1500578
  • US7MN1500579
  • US7MN1500580
  • US7MN1500581
OCLC
934636213
Author
Mazzoli, Missy, composer, instrumentalist.
Title
Vespers for a new dark age / Missy Mazzoli.
Publisher
[Brooklyn, New York] : New Amsterdam, [2015]
Type of Content
performed music
Type of Medium
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Digital File Characteristics
audio file
Performer
Victoire (Martha Cluver, Mellissa Hughes, soprano ; Olivia De Prato, violin ; Virginia Warnken Kelsey, alto ; "Lorna Dune" Krier, Missy Mazzoli, keyboards, electronics ; Eileen Mack, clarinet ; Eleonore Oppenheim, double bass) ; Glenn Kotche, percussion (1st work); Deidre Muro, voice (2nd work).
Event
2nd work recorded Soft Landing Studio You Too Can Woo.
Language
Sung in English.
Source of description
Hard copy version record.
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Added Author
Zapruder, Matthew, 1967- author.
Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900, author.
Kotche, Glenn, instrumentalist.
Dune, Lorna, arranger of music.
Container of (work): Mazzoli, Missy. Vespers for a new Dark Age.
Container of (expression): Mazzoli, Missy. Thousand tongues; arranged.
Victoire (Musical group), performer.
Other Form:
Source record: Mazzoli, Missy, composer, instrumentalist. Vocal music. Selections. Vespers for a new dark age (OCoLC)905662319
Other Standard Identifier
US7MN1500573
US7MN1500574
US7MN1500575
US7MN1500576
US7MN1500577
US7MN1500578
US7MN1500579
US7MN1500580
US7MN1500581
Publisher No.
NWAM062 New Amsterdam
Branch Call Number
eNYPL Music
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