Clarice Assad

Enquanto a noite durar

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Commissioned By DavidMichael Schuster & Peter Fletcher For contralto or tenor
MUSIC BY CLARICE ASSAD (b. 1978)Written in São João da Boa Vista, São Paulo, BRAZIL between June & July, 2011
PORTUGUESE LYRICS BY DANIEL BASILIO
ENGLISH TRANSLATION BY: STEVE SCHROEDER

“In the presence of Brazilian composer Clarice Assad, young Brendan Cowan, making his professional debut and playing his guitar in mandolin or balalaika mode, as the music demanded, assisted Solís in “Enquanto a noite durar,” Assad’s mystical setting of Daniel Basilio’s poetry, written after the composer’s grandfather’s death.” [Q]Onstage