Gloria Coates (1934-2023)

Textures and Shades of E.D. (1975)

for singer and tape (I & III), for voice, xylophone, timpani, percussion and organ (II)

electronic work

  • General information
    • Composition date: 1975
    • Duration: 10 mn 30 s
    • Libretto (details, author):

      d’après des poèmes d’Emily Dickinson

Detailed formation
  • soloist: unspecified soloist voice
  • timpani, percussionist, xylophone, organ

Premiere information

  • Date: 16 June 1976

    Allemagne, Munich, Leinbach Haus, Music Today Europe-USA

Information on the electronics
Electronic device: sons fixés sur support (bande)

Table of contents

I. After great pain
II. A Formal Feeling
III. Hope is a Thing with Feathers