Remember

for choir

Date: 1992

Duration: 6:28 minutes

 

Remember is based on the poem of the same name written by Alfred de Musset (1810-1857). Its melodic writing was informed by medieval techniques such as the shifting color melody of isorhythmic motets, permutations of melodic cells and hockets.

 

An important technique found in most of the work is the avoidance of two seconds in a row resulting with melodies that sound like they are floating.

 

Performed by the Astra Choir, Melbourne, in 1996 the work can be performed with is companion piece Unending Love/La courbe des yeux/O Ecclesia.

Score available from the Australian Music Centre

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