Five Freedom Songs (2021) 20'
voice, percussion (1 player), and string orchestra voice - perc (1): crash cym/ride cym/hi-hat/brake dr/SD/kick dr/glock - strings
Co-commissioned by: Sun Valley Music Festival, San Francisco Symphony, Boston Symphony Orchestra; Andris Nelsons, Music Director, Grand Teton Music Festival, Kansas City Symphony, New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Virginia Arts Festival
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Review: Jessie Montgomery’s Five Freedom Songs premieres in Sun Valley
“The music is all Montgomery, sensitive and powerful, and ingeniously using the instrumentation – strings and percussion – so that you can hear in the opening song My Lord, What a…