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

    New York


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

Information on the electronics
Electronic device: sons fixés sur support