love fail (2012) 60'

Text by David Lang (after Lydia Davis, Marie de France, Gottfried von Strassburg, Béroul, Thomas of Britain and Richard Wagner)
SSAA playing simple percussion instruments
Commissioner: 

The Brooklyn Academy of Music’s 2012 Next Wave Festival, The International Festival of Arts & Ideas, The John F. Kennedy Center Abe Fortas Memorial Fund, The Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, The Wake Forest University / Secrest Artists Series, and Hancher Performances at the University of Iowa

First Performer: 

Anonymous 4: 6/29/2012 -- International Festival of Arts and Ideas; Yale Repertory Theatre; New Haven, CT

This work is currently unavailable due to performance exclusivities through June 2014.

love fail may be performed as a staged version or a concert version.

recordings:

Anonymous 4
Cantaloupe Music
2014

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Instruments:  Percussion   Voice 
Ensembles:  Anonymous 4