KHOJ - THE SEARCH FOR LIGHT

Composer: 

Alternate Title: 

KHOJ - THE SEARCH FOR LIGHT

Year Authored (or revised): 

2001

Scoring: 

2(pic),ca,2,2/4,2,0,1/3perc/hp/str, Narr

Duration (min): 

23

Movements-Titles: 

13

Text Source/Author: 

Gita Kar

Recording: 

St Paul Civic Symphony CD

First Performance: 

December, 2001; commissioned by the St. Paul Civic Symphony and ArtStart with funds provided by the Jerome Foundation.

A series of miniatures for orchestra and narrator (narration is juxtaposed, not overlapping) illustrating the text of Asian Indian story teller and author Gita Kar. The Hindi word 'khoj' means 'the wonder of discovery.'

Ensemble Type: 

orchestra
Internal Fields

Instrument: 

harp
narrator-speaker(s)
clarinet
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