David Lang (1957)

the passing measures (1998)

for eight voices, bass clarinet and ensemble

electronic work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1998
    • Duration : 45 mn
    • Publisher : Schirmer
    • Commission: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
Detailed formation
  • soloist : bass clarinet
  • ensemble of vocal soloists(8 contralto)
  • 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, horn, 4 percussions, 4 pianos, electric bass, 8 cellos, 2 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 3 May 1998

    Performers :

    Marty Ehrlich, clarinette basse, et les membres de City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Paul Herbert, direction.

Information on the electronics
Electronic device : amplification