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Cenotaph

Chorus and Orchestra SATB Chorus and Piano Reduction Vocal Score

By Dominick Argento

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Chorus, Piano Accompaniment (SATB)
Chorus and Orchestra SATB Chorus and Piano Reduction Vocal Score. Composed by Dominick Argento. BH Large Choral. Softcover. Boosey & Hawkes #M051329762. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48019927).

Item Number: HL.48019927

ISBN 1423468104. 8.5x11 inches.

Dominick Argento's Cenotaph was the American Choral Directors Association's Raymond W. Brock Memorial Commission for its 2009 national convention in Oklahoma City. A cenotaph is defined as a monument to someone buried elsewhere, and the cenotaphs found in America–and indeed across the world–have inspired Argento's writing. This newly-commissioned work uses a collage of textual sources, and employs the composer's signature harmonic language and melodic beauty. From the initial muted rumblings of a crowd awaiting a parade to the broad a cappella textures of its internal movements, Cenotaph commemorates those who have given their lives for their countries, no matter what that country happens to be.

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