Image

David Lang: The Day



Shipping time: In stock | Expected delivery 1-2 days | Free UK Delivery
Composed by David Lang, ‘the day’ was commissioned in 2016 by cellist Maya Beiser as a ‘prequel’ to world to come (2003), which Lang also wrote for Beiser in response to the tragic events of 9/11. Both pieces are meditations on life, but from very different perspectives. ‘the day looks at ways we review our lives,’ Lang explains, ‘exploring remembered moments as a chronicle of a life.’ Lang sourced the text from the internet by searching for the phrase ‘I remember the day that I...,’ and then cut and compiled lyrics based on his findings. The spoken word accompaniment by actor Kate Valk lends an emotional charge to Beiser’s poignant cello lines, which gradually build in multi-tracked layers to emulate a small string ensemble.
Facts
Item number CA21135
Barcode 713746313524
Release date 01/02/2018
Category Contemporary
Label Cantaloupe Music
Media type CD
Number of units 1
Write your own review
You must log in to be able to write a review
If you like David Lang: The Day, please tell your friends! You can easily share this page directly on Facebook, Twitter and via e-mail below.

You may also like.....

Image
£19.99
Michael Gordon: The Unchanging Sea
Image
£13.99
Michael Gordon: Clouded Yellow
Image
£13.99
Cloud River Mountain
Image
£7.99
Dennehy: Stainless Staining/ Reservoir
Gosfield: Lightning Slingers And Dead Ringers CA21061 26/09/2011 £7.99
Gordon: Popopera CA21049 26/04/2011 £7.99
Few in stock Buy +
Byron: Seven CA21060 26/04/2011 £7.99
Few in stock Buy +
BRIAN ENO:MUS FOR AIRPORTS CA21045 28/03/2011 £7.99
Few in stock Buy +
TOWER: Made in America / Tambor / Concerto for Orchestra 8559328 04/01/2007 £7.99
Out of stock
NANCARROW: Pieces for Small Orchestra / Tango / String Quartet No. 1 8559196 05/01/2005 £7.99
Few in stock Buy +
Image Image
My account
My cart: 0 items