A Wilderness of Sea - Mixed choir

Freeman, Alex; Shakespeare, William
Title: A Wilderness of Sea - Mixed choir
Authors: Freeman, Alex (Composer)
Shakespeare, William (Sanoittaja)
Product number: 9790550117730
Product form: Sheet music
Availability: Delivery in 7-16 days
Price: 19,90 € (18,09 € vat 0 %)

Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
Edition: 2022
Publication year: 2022
Language: English
Pages: 73
Product family: Choral works
Mixed choir
Finnish library classification: 78.3411 Sekakuorot
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Alex Freeman's A Wilderness of Sea (SSSSAAAATTTTBBBB) draws from four of Shakespeare's most famous works. It emphasizes a common thread among those works that addresses two of the most universal aspects of human existence: water and impermanence. The recording of the work by Helsinki Chamber Choir conducted by Nils Schweckendick is published by the label BIS - follow the link to listen to it.

Duration: c. 15'

Alex Freeman (b. 1972) grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. Around the age of 13 he became interested in composing. In 1998 he moved to New York to begin his Doctoral studies at the Juilliard School, studying with Christopher Rouse. The focus of his doctoral document led him to Finland. The recipient of a Fulbright Full Fellowship, he moved to Helsinki in 2001 to research Sibelius's sketches and study composition with Eero Hämeenniemi at the Sibelius Academy. Dr. Freeman is currently composing full-time and lives with his wife and children in Finland.


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