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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 the Perpich Center for Arts Education (Golden Valley, MN) and 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
Water of Life (for women's choir)
This is the SSA(A) piano-vocal score; for a choral part see #4207288. For an SATB version see #4052957.
Length: 15 minutes.
This piece for SSA(A) choir and piano four-hands is written as a series of vignettes that trace the hydrologic cycle: rain, mountain stream, waterfall, lake, river, sea, mist, clouds, rain.
Also arranged for string quintet, 2 oboes, marimba, and piano four-hands.
Water of Life was premiered by Stephen Alltop and the Green Lake Festival Chorus (WI) in 2010.
- Publication Date:
- 1482770598 / 9781482770599
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 8.5" x 11"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Music / Printed Music / Choral