The Lesson of the Lark (Jazz Orchestra Parts)
Introducing the new concert work "The Lesson of the Lark" - celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the ratification of Women's Voting Rights. The piece, which is meant to uplift and unify us during these challenging times, is a multi-movement work composed for narrator, soprano and mezzo-soprano soloists, chorus, and jazz orchestra. The work is based on the book "The Lesson of the Lark" by author Laura Knight Cobb and takes its inspiration from the language of Jazz - including elements of Swing, Blues, Bossa Nova, Gospel, Salsa, and improvisation.
- Voicing: SSATB or SSA ensemble
- Instrumentation: Jazz big band, plus flute, clarinet, horn, and strings
- Text Author: Laura Knight Cobb
- Duration: 47:00 minutes
- Publisher: Mysterium Music
Available for both SATB and SSA ensembles. (SATB and SSA versions may be combined for a collaborative performance.)