The Moor

The Moor

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for unaccompanied soprano and mezzo-soprano This unaccompanied duet for soprano and mezzo conflates R. S. Thomas' beautiful poem on the sacred quality of moorland with passages from three different Psalms and a line from the hymn 'Rheidol'. This is both a fine concert piece and an imaginative, compelling anthem-substitute whose technical demands are well within reach of most female soloists.
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Product details

  • Sheet music | 8 pages
  • 228 x 304 x 1mm | 51g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English, Latin, Welsh
  • 019386150X
  • 9780193861503

About Hilary Tann

Welsh-born composer, Hilary Tann, lives near the Hudson River in upstate New York where she is the John Howard Payne Professor of Music at Union College. Her music is influenced by her childhood in the coal-mining valleys of South Wales, her strong identification with the natural world, and a deep interest in the traditional music of Japan.
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Review quote

For two singers with flawless pitch and flexible voices, this could be a stunning work. * NATS Journal of Singing (USA) Sept 2003 *
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