Missy Mazzoli: A Thousand Tongues (viola version)

viola (amp), voice and pre-recorded electronics (one player)
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For amplified viola, voice, and prerecorded electronics (all performed by one player). A Thousand Tongues was originally commissioned by cellist and vocalist Jody Redhage. The version for viola was premiered by Nadia Sirota. This piece is a short but intense response to the following text by Stephen Crane: Yes, I have a thousand tongues, / And nine and ninety-nine lie. / Though I strive to use the one, / It will make no melody at my will, / But is dead in my mouth. — Missy Mazzoli

Additional Info

Composer Missy Mazzoli
Publisher G Schirmer Inc.
Arrangement Viola/Live Electronics (VLA/ELEC)
Format Score
Genre 20th Century

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