Henri Pousseur (1929-2009)

Crosses of Crossed Colors (1970)

for female voice, preferably black, two to five pianos, and six operators with two tape recorders, two record players and two radio receivers

electronic work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1970
    • Duration : 30 mn
    • Publisher : Suvini Zerboni
    • Commission: Juilliard-Ensemble
    • Dedication : in memoriam Martin Luther King
Detailed formation
  • soloist : unspecified solo female voice
  • 2 pianos [à 5 pianos]

Premiere information

  • Date : 1970
    Location :

    New York


    Performers :

    le Juilliard-Ensemble, Joy Blackett : mezzo-soprano, direction : Henri Pousseur.

Information on the electronics
Electronic device : sons fixés sur support