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Epithalamium

Instrumentation
2 trumpets (or 2 violins, 2 clarinets, 2 saxophones, or 2 oboes), (2 scores needed for performance
Year
1997
Duration
5:00

Wuorinen’s Epithalamium for two trumpets (C), was commissioned by friends of the composer, Mr. and Mrs. John Libby, on the occasion of their daughter’s wedding. Raymond Mase and Chris Gekker gave the first performance at St. James Church in New York City 31 May 1997.The word Epithalamium comes from the Greek epi, for thalamos, bridal chamber.

-Howard Stokar

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