By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Treble Choir, Harp, Percussion, and String Orchestra | 6′
Title: How Bright the Darkness
Composer: Luna Pearl Woolf
Year Composed: 2014
Instrumentation: For Treble Choir, Harp, Percussion, and String Orchestra
Format: Vocal Score
Catalogue Number: OM0154
Performance materials are also available for rent:
Format: Piano-Vocal Score / Instrumental Parts
Catalogue Number: OM0154R
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Harp and percussion set the stage for Eleanor Wilner’s Winter Solstice Carol, in which a festive subject inspires polyphony the strings and chorus.
“a spill of notes from the mountain spruce,
green through all the time of white–
how bright the darkness is tonight!”
How Bright the Darkness is also available arranged for solo baritone and SSA choir.
This piece has been recorded on the Pentatone label by the Volti Chorus and New Century Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Dawn Harms. To buy the album and listen to excerpts, click here.