Kyrie

 

Kyrie

SATB choir + two drones + bass

Traditional score + audio guide for soloists

Duration: 7:30

 

Performances

Nov 1, 2015 — Pro Coro (Edmonton, AB)

March 2, 2014 – Canzona Choir (Winnipeg, MB)

 

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