Michael Gordon (1956)

What to Wear (2005)

for solo voices, female choir and ensemble

electronic work
stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date: 2005
    • Duration: 1 h 5 mn
    • Publisher: Red Poppy
    • Commission: The Center for New Performance at CalArts et Ontological-Hysteric Theater.
    • Libretto (details, author):

      Livret de Richard Foreman.

Detailed formation
  • soloists: 2 sopranos, contralto
  • tenor, women's choir, 2 electronic/MIDI keyboards/synthesizers, electric guitar, 2 violins, double bass

Premiere information

  • Date: 20 September 2006

    États-Unis, Los Angeles, Redcat Theater


    New Century Players, Richard Foreman, mise en scène.

Information on the electronics
Electronic device: amplification