New Year's Watch (守岁)
for SATB or SAB choir and piano

Composition Date: 2006
Duration: 00:04:30
Genre: Choral (9 + Voices), With Solo Instrument, , Keyboards

Instrumentation:

Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Piano
  • 1 x Mixed chorus
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Programme Note:
This is a SATB/SAB arrangement with piano accompaniment of New Year's Watch, which is a piece commissioned by The Orchid Ensemble and was originally performed with erhu, guzheng, marimba and choir. This poem by the well-known poet Su Shi 苏轼 (1037-1101) expresses the excitement of the coming Chinese New Year. The words are in Mandarin Chinese and both pinyin and Chinese characters are provided. Please contact the composer if you would like a recording of the pronunciation. The tenor part can be left out to create a SAB arrangement.

Translation included with score.

Premiere Information:
27 May 2006, Vancouver, British Columbia
The Orchid Ensemble

CATALOGUE INFO:

  • Call Number:
  • MV 6101 T772new
  • Genre:
  • Choral (9 + Voices), With Solo Instrument, , Keyboards
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • April 27, 2017
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • Score
    10 Pages
    Height: 30 cm
    Width: 23 cm
  • Language Information
  • Main language: Chinese
  • Additional Information:
  • Text by Su Shi 苏轼, in Mandarin Chinese.
    Score includes both Chinese characters and romanized text. Please contact the composer if you would like a recording of the pronunciation.
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