Invocation to the Earth, for 24-part mixed chorus (2021)

Instrumentation | Soprano 1., Soprano 2., Soprano 3., Soprano 4., Soprano 5., Soprano 6., Alto 1., Alto 2., Alto 3., Alto 4., Alto 5., Alto 6., Tenor 1., Tenor 2., Tenor 3., Tenor 4., Tenor 5., Tenor 6., Bass 1., Bass 2., Bass 3., Bass 4., Bass 5., Bass 6..

Duration | 10 minutes.

Premiere | Palau de la Música (Barcelona) | 13th of November 2021 | Cor de Cambra de Palau, Simon Halsey (conductor).

Text | William Worthword (1770-1850).

Comments | Invocation to the Earth is a work commissioned by the Fundació Orfeó Català - Palau de la Música within the framework of the Barcelona Creació Sonora. The composer has chosen a poem by William Wordsworth that deals with the purification of the earth from all its evils and misfortunes through a rite performed by a spirit from beyond. The work is written in 24 voices and is conceived as a great melody that weaves the work from beginning to end, intertwined with a texture of varying complexity that musically illustrates what the text expresses.

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Scores | Influx Sheet Music (Edició en PDF).

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