Today I’ve published a stack of work I did last year for when I rewrote my Daedalus and Icarus (text by John Hughes) for MLC School’s massed middle school choirs (over 300 voices) together with piano and strings. I created podcasts with karaoke-style follow-your-part videos so the students could learn their parts on their iPods or iPhones, MP3 backing tracks, downloadable scores, and I designed a composition unit of work which all students completed (writing their own pieces based on a myth) while they learned mine.
We performed the piece at Angel Place in November 2009, and it sounded like this:
As ever, it’s all free – all I ask is that you let me know if you perform it. It’s nice to know when it’s heard again. Just click here to have a look.