John Zorn (1953)

Rituals (1998)

for soprano and ensemble

  • General information
    • Composition date: 1998
    • Duration: 30 mn
    • Publisher: Hips Road Edition
Detailed formation
  • soloist: soprano
  • flute (also piccolo), clarinet (also Eb clarinet, bass clarinet), bassoon, trombone, 2 percussionists, piano (also celesta, organ, harpsichord), violin, cello, double bass

Premiere information


Présentation de l’éditeur : Wind machines, wooden gears, gravedigging, bull roarers, bird squeakers, stochastics, and complex vocalise from a lyric soprano. Dramatically staged, this could make a mysterious one act opera.