Kyrie

 

Kyrie

SATB choir + two drones + bass

Traditional score + audio guide for soloists

Duration: 7:30

 

Performances

March 2, 2014, Winnipeg, MB – Canzona Choir

 

Program Note

Kyrie is an investigation into the beauty of the background.
[score summary]:

foreground: fragments of Kyrie from William Byrd’s mass for 4 voices
background: open fifth + shifting tuning of open 5th

ground: implied harmonic bass of drones

bridge: microtonal duet