Songs of Youth (1992)
...Commissioned by Waunakee Middle School...
SEA 004 00
Type of material:
Mood of the piece:
energetic ; haunting ; rhythmic ; calm
Type of Choir:
(3 children voices )
Piano (1) ; Flute (1) ; Vibraphon (ad lib)
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5):
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E):
whole tone ; tonal
Data about the life of the work:
A work about growing up, in two contrasting movements, written with and for middle school students. The first movement, "When?" wanders on a winding symmetric scale; "Now!" charges in with clear harmonic motion, a strong pulse and lively rhythms.