Maarten Van Ingelgem

South African Drinking Song (Suid-Afrikaans Drinklied)

How do you adapt contemporary choral techniques for community choirs? Progressing through the three verses, this piece becomes more and more intoxicated and more vocally experimental...

Info

YEAR OF COMPOSITION

2005

INSTRUMENTATION

Mixed choir (SATB) or equal voices (SSAA or TTBB)

DURATION

4'

commissioned by

Koor&Stem for the collected work Componistenlink

LYRICS

PREMIÈRE

  • Date
    9 June 2005
  • Location
    Town Hall, Aalst (Belgium)
  • Performers
    De 2de Adem
  • Conductor
    Maarten Van Ingelgem

SCORE

Publication
South African Drinking Song is published under its original name, Suid-Afrikaans Drinklied,  by Koor&Stem in collected works Componistenlink gemengde stemmen and Componistenlink gelijke stemmen

AUDIO

  • CD Recording
    16 August 2005, Antwerps Kathedraalkoor rehearsal room, Goeyvaerts Consort (Aquarius), Marc Michael De Smet (conductor), K&S T.M. 007 (sold out)
  • CD Recording
    22 October 2017, Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-Hemelvaartkerk, Doel, by DDe Minnezangers, Johan De Leenheer (conductor)
  • YouTube
    South African Drinking Song by Cantilene