Sopra il Ritratto di una Bella Donna
About this work:
This is a live recording from the premiere of "Sopra il Ritratto di una Bella Donna" at The Brooklyn College Composers Concerts on December 13th, 2004. The performers are Avid Williams, solo tenor; The Brooklyn College Chamber Choir, Galina Zavily; piano, and Jonathan Babcock; conductor.
The text is from Giacomo Leopardi's (ca. 1834-5) poem by the same title. The text, and a translation is available at my website - www.michaelvassallo.com
Year composed: 2004
Ensemble type: Chorus, with or without Solo Voices:Chorus with Keyboard
Instrumentation: 1 Piano, ,1 Tenor soloist(s), 1 S, 1 A, 1 T, 1 B