New Music at Carnegie Hall: Carnegie Hall Commissions
Commission at a Glance
Scenes ([si nz])
Johannes Lauer
Recorded on April 14, 2007
at Weill Recital Hall


Kristin Ezell, Soprano; Yohan Yi, Bass-Baritone; Lance Suzuki, Flute and Piccolo; Carol McGonnell, Clarinet; Peter Evans, Trumpet; Javier Diaz, Percussion; Benjamin Hochman, Piano; Nadia Sirota, Viola; Claire Bryant, Cello; Nathan Farrington, Bass

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Notes on the Work

[si nz] is an attempt to depict the atmosphere and mood of six experiences throughout human life.

[si nz] is the spelling of Scenes in the International Phonetic Alphabet, which is used instead of a language to determine the vocal sounds in this piece.