Missy Mazzoli: A Thousand Tongues (violin and piano version)

For violin, piano, and prerecorded electronics.

Sale price$33.00

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Additional Info

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


For violin, piano, and prerecorded electronics.
'A Thousand Tongues' was originally commissioned by cellist and vocalist Jody Redhage. This is the violin and piano version. 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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