Angel’s Bone

2015

Composer:
Du Yun

Librettist:
Royce Vavrek

Composer website:
https://channelduyun.com/works/%20https://www.wisemusicclassical.com/work/60571/Angels-Bone--Du-Yun/

Composer contact:

Performance forces:
mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, female punk voice, male soprano or countertenor — fl, ob, cl, tpt, tba, drumkit, lute, vln, vla, vc, electronics — chorus of 7 people

Length:
1:27

Languages:

Notes:
Angel’s Bone tells the story of two fallen angels who are found in a middle-class couple’s garden, who nurture the wounded cherubs back to health only to force them into prostitution to earn back their plucked feathers.