David Lang (1957)

the difficulty of crossing a field (2002)

for solo voices, choir and string quartet

stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date: 2002
    • Duration: 1 h 15 mn
    • Publisher: Schirmer
    • Commission: American Conservatory Theater
    • Libretto (details, author):

      Livret de Mac Wellman

Detailed formation
  • soloists: soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, solo bass voice
  • unspecified choir, violin, second violin, viola, cello

Premiere information

  • Date: 22 March 2002

    San Francisco, Theater Artaud


    Kronos Quartet