after Stephen Foster (2009) 20'

SATB
Text by David Lang (after Stephen Foster)
Commissioner: 

The Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia and Leah Stein Dance Company

First Performer: 

Commissioned by the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia and Leah Stein Dance Company for a performance as a site-specific installation with dance on 13 June 2009, at the 23rd Street Armory in Philadelphia. It received its concert premiere on 17 October 2009, also in Philadelphia. 

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Instruments:  Voice