Gavin Bryars (1943)

I have heard it said that a spirit enters (2002)

for contralto jazz voice and orchestra

electronic work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2002
    • Duration : 4 mn
    • Editor : Schott, nº LSL 10021-02
    • Cycle : Three Canadian Songs
    • Dedication : à Holly Cole
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Marilyn Bowering, tiré de To all appearances a Lady

Detailed formation
  • soliste : contralto
  • bassoon, 2 horns, percussionist, 6 violins, 6 second violins, 6 violas, 6 cellos, 3 double basses, double bass [jazz amplifiée]

Creation information

  • Date : 30 June 2002
    Location :

    Canada, Vancouver, Orpheum


    Performers :

    Holly Cole, voix ; CBC Radio Orchestra ; Gavin Bryars, basse ; Owen Underhill, direction

Information about electronic
Electronic device : amplification