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Vespers for a new dark age

Title
Vespers for a new dark age / Missy Mazzoli.
Author
Mazzoli, Missy
Publication
[Brooklyn, N.Y.] : New Amsterdam Records, [2015]
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Additional Authors
  • Zapruder, Matthew, 1967-
  • Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900
  • Kotche, Glenn
  • Dune, Lorna
  • Mazzoli, Missy.
  • Victoire (Musical group), performer. http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/prf
Description
1 audio disc : digital; 4 3/4 in.
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
  • Vespers (Music)
  • Songs.
  • Chamber music.
  • Arrangements (Music)
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.
  • Title from container.
  • 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.
  • Program notes and vocal texts inserted in container.
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
888295195089
OCLC
  • ocn905662319
  • 905662319
  • SCSB-13653986
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries