Christopher Rouse - Composer

Works

 

Works for Voice(s) and Orchestra

Kabir Padavali (1997-98)
For soprano and orchestra

Text by Kabir

First performance: January 1999, Dawn Upshaw and the Minnesota Orchestra conducted by David Zinman

Duration 28:00

2(II=picc).2.2.2-4.2.3.1-timp.perc(3):BD/claves/slapstick/glsp/susp.cym/Chinese cym/Chinese opera gong/maracas/chimes/tam-t/xyl/ant.cym-harp-cel-accordion-strings

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes

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Karolju (1990)
For SATB chorus and orchestra

Text by the composer (L, Sw, F, S, R, Cz, G, I)

First performance: 7 November 1991, Baltimore Symphony and Chorus conducted by David Zinman

Duration 27:00

2(II=picc).2.2.2-4.3.3.1-timp.perc(4):glsp/2tamb/SD/tgl/2pairs cyms/rute/sm cyms/BD/chimes/sleighbells/maracas/guiro-harp-strings

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes

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Requiem (2007)
For bass-baritone solo, SATB chorus, children's chorus and orchestra

Commissioned by Solo Dei Gloria, Inc.

First performance: 25 March 2007, Los Angeles Master Chorale and the Master Chorale Orchestra, baritone Sanford Sylvan, conducted by Grant Gershon

Duration 90:00

3(II=alto flute, III=piccolo).3.3.3-4.4.4.1-timp.perc(6):glockenspiel/vibraphone/antique cymbals/chimes/xylophone/flexatone/triangle/5 pairs of cymbals/2 suspended cymbals/sizzle cymbal/Chinese, cymbal/2 Chinese opera gongs/2 tam-tams/3 metal plates/4 brake drums/ snare drum/field drum/tenor drum/2 bongos/2 timbales/4 tomtoms/2 kick drums/conga drum/2 bass drums/2 tambourines/4 log drums/5 temple blocks/3 wood blocks/2 pairs of maracas/claves/slapstick/cabasa/2 ratchets/guiro/castanets/sandpaper blocks/tubo/hammer-strings

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes

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