A Modest Proposal

A MODEST PROPOSAL (1999) 16' 30"

Theodore Presser; ASCAP
tenor and chamber orchestra
Text: Jonathan Swift
Soloist: tenor timp cel perc-str (also available for tenor and piano)
Comm. and prem: 2/00; Cleveland Chamber Orchestra
Rec: 2001; Cleveland Camber Orchestra, Albany Records

Using Jonathan Swift’s satiric essay as text, Bond weaves fragments of familiar nursery songs together to produce a potent blend of humor and horror.

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Posted: Sep-28-2013
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