Vaclovas Augustinas

Lithuania *1959

Anoj Pusej Dunojelio (2006)


Instrumentation: Choir a cappella
Overtone instrumentation: overtone choir
World premiere: 2006, Municipal Choir Vilnius, Jauna Muzika, conducted by Vaclovas Augustinas.

Traditional Lithuanian folk song which the composer learned as a child. He dedicates the work to his father. The overtones are developed from vowels at the beginning of the piece.

m-o-a-e-ė-i-o-u-a-e- (change vowels at individual rate trying to find overtones)

Quote from the performance notes: “The overtones in the men’s parts at the opening are essential and each singer should attempt to find strong overtones at his own rate.”

0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Tell a Friend