Missy Mazzoli: A Thousand Tongues (piano trio version)

For violin, cello, piano, and prerecorded electronics (download link sent after purchase).

Sale price$32.00

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Additional Info

  • Composer
    Missy Mazzoli
  • Publisher
    G Schirmer Inc
  • Arrangement
    Piano/Violin/Cello (PF/VLN/VLC)
  • Format
    Score and Parts
  • Genre
    20th Century
  • Text
    Stephen Crane


For violin, cello, piano, and prerecorded electronics.
'A Thousand Tongues' was originally commissioned by cellist and vocalist Jody Redhage. This piece is a short but intense response to the following text by Stephen Crane: Yes, I have a thousand tongues, / And nine and ninety-nine lie. / Though I strive to use the one, / It will make no melody at my will, / But is dead in my mouth.— Missy Mazzoli

The electronics file contains three tracks:

1. Electronics, click, and voice - for the performers' use in-ear
2. Electronics with voice - for the audience
3. Electronics only - for other versions of 'A Thousand Tongues' that have a live voice, not this version

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