A Non-Nuclear Canon (Sydeman, William Jay)

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General Information

Work Title A Non-Nuclear Canon
Alternative. Title Three-Part Female Choir
Composer Sydeman, William Jay
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IWS 23
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1987 ca.
Librettist Composer
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 1.5 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation 3-part female chorus

Misc. Comments

A canon being musical form as well as something that goes boom inspired this work from 1987. It is, naturally, an anti-war piece with tongue firmly lodged in cheek. Note that the Hallelujah chorus also emboldens itself in this piece as well as “altos and sopranos”.

– W. Jay Sydeman