WAVES & LINES

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AVAILABLE FROM NEW AMSTERDAM: STREAMING ON BANDCAMP

Waves & Lines is a 50-minute multimedia song cycle for soprano, electronics and chamber ensemble. The album is based on a collection of Afghan women’s folk poems called landays. These poems are passed down secretly as a sung oral tradition and were collected and translated by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Eliza Griswold in the book I Am the Beggar of the World: Landays from contemporary Afghanistan. 

Composed by Gemma Peacocke 
Adapted from I Am the Beggar of the World: Landays from Contemporary Afghanistan by Eliza Griswold.

 

Released on New Amsterdam Records. 

Eliza Bagg, Voice 
Borah Han, Piano 
Adam Holmes, Percussion 
Pat Swoboda, Bass 

Engineered, mixed and mastered by Mike Tierney

SMALL ENSEMBLE

DWALM (2018)

Saxophone Quartet

ERASURE (2017)

String Quartet

Fluorescein (2014)

Cello Duet

Quiver (2018)

(Pno / db / perc)

AGLOW (2016)

Bari sax / db / pno

SHUDDER (2015)

String Quartet

DEATH WISH (2017)

Percussion Quartet

SOLO WORKS

IN A SNOWSTORM OF MOTHS (2018)

(Violin + live electronics)

SKIN (2016-17)

(Alto saxophone + fixed electronics)

AMYGDALA (2015)

(Cello + fixed electronics)

LARGE ENSEMBLE

they don't have ears

they don't have eyes

(Fl / tpt / hn / 3 perc / pno / mand / 5 vln / 2 vla / vc / db)

Gemma Peacocke, Princeton, New Jersey

kindsofkingsmusic@gmail.com

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