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Yuen, Viola: Eddies for 9-part a cappella 

 

 

Basic information

  • Title: 
    Eddies for 9-part a cappella
  • Composer: 
  • Duration (in minutes): 
    6
  • Year of composition: 
    2011
  • First performance (year): 
    2011
  • First performance (venue): 
    Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts
  • First performance (performers): 
    Sregnis Singers
 

Notes

  • Program notes: 

    Eddies (2011)
    Composed for Nine- parts A cappella (with microphone and reverberation)
    Composed by Viola Yuen Performer: Sregnis Singers
    The composer attempted to write a minimal music for a contemporary a cappella group. With the use of microphone and reverberation to create hollowness and spatiality within the performance, like an eddy diffusion, affects the state of emotion of the audience.

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Instruments

Total number of musicians: 
9
Musicians
Soprano(s)
2
Alto(s)
3
Tenor(s)
2
Bass(es)
2

 

 

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