Soprano Courtney Ruckman performing the premiere of Klage in January 2018.

Soprano Courtney Ruckman performing the premiere of Klage in January 2018.

Klage (2017)

Instrumentation: Soprano and saxophone ensemble (SSAAAATTBBBs)

Duration6'15"

Dedicated to: Courtney Ruckman

Movements: One movement

Program Note: Klage is a setting of the poem by Rainer Maria Rilke for soprano and saxophone ensemble. The world premiere was at the 40th U.S. Navy International Saxophone Symposium on January 13, 2018 by the dedicatee with the Resonance Saxophone Orchestra. Klage is written in the style of 1910s late Romantic and early atonal Expressionism.

Score Sample/Purchase: Not available at this time