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Finding the Voice (1998/9)

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Instrumentation
For large mixed choir (24 parts) and percussion ensemble (6 players).
Duration 18 minutes
Premiere 5th November 1999 - Les Percussions de Strasbourg/L'Ensemble Lyriade/Daničle Facon - Espace Culturel G. Brassens, Saint Martin Boulogne, France.
Programme note
The text for this work is taken from 19th Century and earlier French singing manuals and the work as a whole presents a journey from inarticulate, vocal cries to sustained expressive song.

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