for soprano and fadolín
commissioned by the Refugee Orchestra Project as part of the Quarantine Commission Challenge, in memory of conductor John Oliver — sponsored by Eileen Huang.
“Vocalise” is a wordless song — it would be strange to heave on it a program note describing its meaning and story. It is simply a song — what you read into it is up to you.
|voice and fadolín
|premiere video above, released April 2021
|WORLD PREMIERE PERFORMERS
|Amal El-Shrafi, soprano
|OTHER NOTABLE PERFORMANCES
|All arrangements are available for sale via PDF or mail delivery; arrangements for combinations not listed above may be commissioned on request. [contact for more info]