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Ērik Ešenvalds

Ērik Ešenvalds (arr. Cameron Kotovsky)


General Info

Year: 2011 / 2020
Duration: c. 4:27
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Choir and Wine Glasses
Publisher: Kotovsky Arrangements
Cost: Score and Parts - $75.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
B-flat Clarinet I-II-III-IV-V-VI
B-flat Bass Clarinet I-II
Percussion, including:

  • Wine Glasses


Errata

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Program Notes

Stars, which Ešenvalds wrote in 2011 for Salt Lake Vocal Artists / Salt Lake Choral Artists, is a setting of words by Sara Teasdale. The composer's favorite tuned wine glasses are a constant presence in the piece, a glistening accompaniment to the glowing simplicity of this vision of ‘beating hearts of fire’ seen overhead on a still, dark night. The wondrousness of a ‘heaven full of stars’ is evoked by a radiant chorale before a repeated oscillation of a pair of chords, adding to the magic, recedes into silence.

- Program Note by Gabrel Jackson


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