Mary Ann Joyce
Cantata for the Children of Terezin
Duration (in minutes): 37'39;
Difficulty: High (professional)
Category: choral, orchestra and chamber orchestra
Instruments: harp, piano, satb chorus
Description: This work is dedicated to all children who suffer and die too soon. The work was composed with the intention of evoking compassion for the most innocent and vulnerable among us, along with the hope that acts of horror against the young and innocent throughout the world will happen never again. The piece is also a testimony to the transformative power of music, art and poetry in these children’s lives.
Cantata For The Children Of Terezin includes:
Transports 5:30 A.M.
A Little Mouse
A Little Garden
A Little Song Without Words
(Featured audio is Birdsong, Oxnaya Oleskaya; Kiev Philharmonic Orchestra, Kiev King Singers)