American Temple › 2008
mezzo-soprano, cello, percussion, piano | 12:20 | for Ludovico Ensemble
texts by George Albon, Alan Lightman, and Achille la Grave
premiere: Ludovico Ensemble; February 16, 2009 at Boston Conservatory
n o t e s
The title of the piece refers to Dr. Temple Grandin, a researcher in industrial meat production practices. The music is inspired by learning about her.
score: preview available upon request