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Continuance

On 12, Feb 2017 | In | By joel

Continuance

Continuance (Poem by Anonymous, taken from the Findern Manuscript)
Instrumentation: Mezzo-soprano and tenor viol
New! Edition for Mezzo-soprano and Cello!
Duration: 4:30

A setting of an anonymous poem taken from the Findern Manuscript, a collection of 14th-century secular love poetry compiled in England in the late 15th century. It is generally thought that many of the poems in the Findern MS were written by women.


Excerpt 1:
 Audio forthcoming! ModernMedieval (Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek, mezzo-soprano;  Elizabeth Weinfield, tenor viol)

Excerpt 2:
 Audio forthcoming! ModernMedieval (Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek, mezzo-soprano;  Elizabeth Weinfield, tenor viol)

Commission: ModernMedieval (Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek, mezzo-soprano;  Elizabeth Weinfield, tenor viol).
Premiere: 2.4.17, Spectrum NYC, New York. Other performance: 2.11.17, New York Public Library, Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York.

Read the poem

The score is available through Grey Bird Music
Perusal score forthcoming
Perusal score (Mezzo-soprano & Cello edition) 
You can purchase a 8.5×10″ PDF copy of the score below:

8.5×11 PDF score