An den Mond / Moon (2012)

Gefangen im Raumschiff meiner schwankende gefühle / Imprisoned in the spaceship

Schronen, Alwin Michael (born in 1965) [ Germany ]

Text by Anonyme
Published by Schott Music GmbH & Co. [Germany] , 2013
Text in: German       —       Ref. :     C 55499 (6 p.) , "Schott Chormusik"
Text in: English       —       Ref. :     C 55504 (4 p.) , "Schott Chormusik"
Type of material: Full score
Epoque: 21st century  (2011-2020)
Genre-Style-Form: Secular ; Choir
Mood of the piece: calm
Type of Choir: SSSAA  (5 women voices )
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 3
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): B
Tonality: F major
Duration: 4.5 min.
Data about the life of the work: This musical setting of a German poem by an unknown poet (English translation by Linda Godry) has won second prize at the prestigious composition competition of the ChorVerband NRW in 2012
Comment(s): In a mostly syllabic setting, the composer takes up the images of the poem and expresses them through musical means. As a result, the listener hears the dense and deeply felt devotion of the singing self to the one opposite to him, the " unattainable " mo
Keywords: spaceship ; space ; freedom ; moon ; a cappella