LOVE (AFTER ROCHEFOUCAULD) (2012)
for a capella chorus (SSAATTB). Premiered by the Yale Glee Club, Jeffrey Douma, conductor, November 22, 2013. Selected by Dawn Upshaw and Kayo Iwama for Bard Conservatory First Songs performances in 2016. Text by Francois de la Rochefoucauld, adapted by Tom Clark. 4'
I have kept most of Tom Clark's translation, but have used a couple words from other translations. As much as possible, I tried to illustrate the text through the architecture of this brief setting. It should be be playful, even puckish.
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