Binnette Lipper (1939-2016)

Prayer on the Threshold of Tomorrow

Year: 1999

Duration (in minutes): 10'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: larger chamber ensembles - more than 4 players, solo voice(s) with chamber ensemble

Instruments: any female voice, any high voice, any low voice, any male voice, any medium voice, any string, any voice, any woodwind, bass voice, cello, flute, mezzo soprano, piano, soprano, tenor voice

Description: Written for SATB Choir, flute, cello and piano.
Based on a poem (1915) by Armenian poet laureate, Vahan Tekeyan (tr. from Armenian by D. Der Hovanessian)
Premiere, April 22, 2001, Moscow, Queen Catherine Palace Concert Hall, Tsarytsyna Ensemble;
Armenian premiere, June 18, 2001, Yerevan, Gomidas Halle, Sorgente Ensemble

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