John Zorn (1953)

Shir ha-Shirim (The Song of Songs) (2007)

for five female voices with two optional narrators

  • General information
    • Composition date: 2007
    • Duration: 30 mn
    • Publisher: Hips Road Edition
Detailed formation
  • 5 unspecified female voices, 2 narrators [optionnels]

Premiere information


Présentation de l’éditeur : A lyrical and sensual evocation of the world’s first erotic verse. This piece exists in TWO versions—one for five accappella voices, and one with two narrators (male and female) added who read the Song of Songs over the vocal ensemble. It can be performed in any language and to date has been presented in English, French, Italian and the original Hebrew.