Eyesight

Steven Stucky (composer), Archibald Ammons (lyricist)

Instrumentation

  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenor
  • Bass
  • Piano (for rehearsal only)
Octavo
Eyesight
Performed by Octarium
$2.25
SKU
342-40207
To benefit Chorus America, Stucky allowed himself to be auctioned off as a prize - the high bidder would receive a new work from the composer. After a few years and not really hearing anything, Stucky suddenly found himself up against a deadline. He reached back to a favorite poem by A.R. Ammons, Eyesight, which, he says, "Won't let...his reader rest till the very last word...one of those sudden insights that leave us breathless."
SKU: 342-40207
Ensemble: Mixed Chorus
Duration: 3:00
Text Source: Text by A.R. Ammons
Commission Notice: Commissioned by Ars Nova Singers, Kansas City Chorale, Phoenix Chorale, and VocalEssence in support of Chorus America
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Delivery Method: Print
Accompanied: A cappella
Page count: 8
Weight: 0.05 lbs.
UPC: 6-80160-64322-6
ISBN: 978-1-4911-1125-3
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