composer

Knehans, Douglas

Though first known through his collaboration with director Barrie Kosky in the Opera Australia production of his The Ascension of Robert Flau (1990), Douglas Knehans (b. 1957) is perhaps best ...

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composition

Cloud Ossuary : Symphony Nº 4 for soprano and orchestra / Douglas Knehans; words by Katarina Knehans

Publisher's number: 21320
Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Voice and orchestra
Instruments: sop eh tpt 2perc hp str
Duration: 52'00"
Year of composition: 2018
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Other authors:
Knehans, Katarina (librettist)
Description:
Cloud Ossuary began as a setting of my daughter’s riveting and poignant poem Bones and All. When I first read this work, I was seized with an immediate desire to set it to music. So, almost as immediately I did indeed get to work on it.
The Ossein Cage, composed after the two movements that follow it, uses the same harmonic architecture as both subsequent movements, while Breathe Clouded is actually an inverted and compressed version of Bones and All. Thus, the whole of Cloud Ossuary sits as three different guises of the same material and structural approach, though with clear and dramatically different surfaces.
Douglas Knehans

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