How Bright the Darkness

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Solo Baritone, Women’s Chorus, Harp, Percussion, and String Orchestra | 6′

Title: How Bright the Darkness
Composer: Luna Pearl Wool
Text by: On an original text by Eleanor Wilner.
Year Composed: 2014
Instrumentation: For Solo Baritone, Treble Chorus (Soprano I & II, Alto), Harp, Percussion, and String Orchestra
Duration: 6′

Format: Full Score
Page Size: Letter
Catalog Number: OM0141


Format: Piano-Vocal Score (with piano for rehearsal only)
Page Size: Letter
Catalog Number: OM0141PV


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From the composer:

Harp and percussion set the stage for Eleanor Wilner’s Winter Solstice Carol, in which solo baritone introduces a festive subject which inspires polyphony in the strings and women’s chorus.

“a spill of notes from the mountain spruce,
green through all the time of white –
how bright the darkness is tonight!”


Commission/Dedication: Commissioned by Rork Music. To Rork Music and Lester Lynch.
Recording: This piece has been recorded on the PENTATONE album December Celebration: New Carols by Seven American Composers by the Volti Chorus and New Century Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Dawn Harms. Click here for the smart URL for all listening options.

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