Chinese love lyrics

Spring- The breath of spring- Then I gave thanks

(If I were a tree or plant, I would feel the soft influence of spring. ; The breath of spring is everywhere. ; I cursed the rain for pounding upon my roof and driving away sleep.)

Baker, Thomas (born in 1944) [Canada]

Text by Anonyme
Chang Wu-Chien [China]
Published by Gordon V. Thompson Music [Canada] , 1972
Ref. : E.I.1016  (9 p.)
Type of material: Score with keyboard for rehearsal only
Copyright : 1972
Text in: English
Epoque: 20th century (1970-1979)
Genre-Style-Form: Secular ; Choral suite ; Love song ; Contemporary
Mood of the piece: caressing ; dramatic ; angry ; colourful
Type of Choir: SATB (4 mixed voices)
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 5
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): D
Tonality: Tonal centers ; various ; clusters
Duration: 4.0 min.
Comment(s): Mixed meters throughout each movement. Soprano and Bass each divide in one movement. Harmony often ambigious. Difficult but effective music.