BY VERSE DISTILLS

BY VERSE DISTILLS

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msop,vln,cl,pf
Instrumentation

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Alternate Title
Three Songs on Sonnets by William Shakespeare
Year Authored (or revised)
Duration (min)
17
Movements
I. Sonnet 30, When to the sessions of sweet silent thought
II. Sonnet 54, O, how much more doth beauty beauteous seem
III. Sonnet 43, When most I wink, then do mine eyes best see

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Description

By Verse Distills, three songs on sonnets by William Shakespeare was commissioned by the Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association and premiered at their convention on November 4, 1989. Mr. Perlongo says of the work, "I conceived the songs as chamber music with the voice as an integral part of the quartet. My aim was to sound the meaning, the experience and the ecstasy, behind, around and through the words.

Comments

3 songs: Sonnets 30, 54 & 43

First Perfomance
Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association (PMTA) Convention, Gorell Recital Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Sarah Mantel, msop, Delight Malitsky, vl, John Kuehn, cl, Donna Coleman, pno; 11/4/89
Recording

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Text Language - Non English

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Text Source/Author
Text: Shakespeare
Ensemble Type
solo voice(s)+2 to 6 instruments
Genre/Theme

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Instrument
violin , clarinet , piano

Files & Media

Audio
by_verse_distills_i.mp3
Audio file
by_verse_distills_iii.mp3
Audio file
Video

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Sample Pages

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