The Lodge of Shadows

A Musical Drama for Baritone Solo, Dancers and Orchestra

Samuel Adler

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Text: Text by Jarold Ramsey
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Print Status: Rental

Quick Overview

Movement two begins with a horn solo and emphasizes the semitone, then chords in the guitar lead to a section which sounds much like an improvisation. Suddenly, this calm mood is interrupted by a scherzo-like middle section, which is fast and rather coquettish. It rushes toward a climax only to return to the slow movement of the beginning, which brings the movement to a very calm and quiet end.

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Additional Information

Commission Commissioned in honor of the 10th Anniversary of the Rochester Chamber Orchestra, David Fetler, conductor 1973-74. Written under a grant given by The National Endowment for the Arts.
Composition Date 1973
Duration 00:30:00
Orchestration Solo baritone voice; dancers; 2(dbl. Picc.) 1 1 1 - 1 1 2 0; Perc. amp.Hpschd. Str.