A Short History (of the 20th Century)

Lawrence Kramer

About this work:

A setting of some fifty place names, interspersed with fragments of poetry, commemorating scenes of mass death from World War I to the near present.  Composed for the artistic program of a conference in Krakow, Poland, on music and genocide.

Version: Voice and Percussion
Year composed: 2011
Duration: 17:30:80
Ensemble type: Voice, Solo or With Chamber or Jazz Ensemble:Voice with Chamber/Jazz Ensemble, 2-5 Players
Instrumentation: 2 Percussion (General)
Instrumentation notes: The piece exists in two versions, one with tubular chimes and one without.

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