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About the author:
Over the past 30 years, composer Janika Vandervelde has written over 100 works for orchestras, choirs, chamber ensembles, soloists, and the stage. Her scores have been commissioned and performed by groups at all levels, from professionals to children, including Chanticleer, the Dale Warland Singers, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, the New Zealand String Quartet, the Melbourne (Australia) Chamber Choir, the Kitka Women's Choir (San Francisco), the Minnesota Orchestra, the Glen Ellyn Children's Choir (Chicago), the Guthrie Theatre (Minneapolis), and numerous church, school, community, and festival choirs. Vandervelde currently teaches composition at Hamline University (Saint Paul, MN). Her music is published by earthsongs, Boosey & Hawkes, Hothouse Press, and Miela Harmonija.
For more information visit www.janikavandervelde.com
Bird of Passage
Wataridori (Bird of Passage) for SATB and oboe was originally commissioned by the Univerisity of Wisconsin Eau Claire School of Music for its 50th anniversary. The texts are three haiku by Issa, Ryushi, and Kyorai. Sung in English and Japanese.
Length: 8 minutes (in three movements)
- Publication Date:
- 1480162523 / 9781480162525
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- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 8.5" x 11"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Music / Printed Music / Choral