Alvin Singleton (1940)

TRUTH (2005)

based on the life of Sojourner Truth, choral ballet for small mixed choir, dancers and chamber orchestra

stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date: 2005
    • Duration: 25 mn
    • Publisher: Schott
    • Commission: programme de commande Odyssey de VocalEssence avec le soutien spécial de Janice Marturano et Peter Thompson
    • Libretto (details, author):

      texte de Carman Moore

Detailed formation
  • soloist: dancers
  • mixed choir
  • flute, soprano saxophone (also clarinet), trumpet, trombone, 2 percussionists, harp, viola, cello, double bass

Premiere information

  • Date: 19 February 2006

    États-Unis, Saint Paul, Ordway Center of the Performing Arts