Tania León (1943)

Samarkand (2005)

for narrator, mixed choir, children's choir and ensemble

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2005
    • Duration : 60 mn
    • Commission: Louisiana State University pour célébrer l'ouverture du Shaw Center for the Arts
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Wole Soyinka

Detailed formation
  • soloist : narrator
  • mixed choir(soprano, contralto, tenor, bass voice), children's choir
  • alto flute [ou saxophone] , 2 percussionists, 3 drums [batás] , piano, 2 cellos

Premiere information