RAINBOW FOREST

 

(12:00) SATB Chorus. Copyright Fee: Score. Music and Lyrics Copyright 1983, Brent Michael Davids.

 

Rainbow Forest is a choral work that utilizes vocal syllables, experimental sounds and various vocal colors to evoke the passing of the four seasons. Whispery vocal effects, chanting sounds, partial words, consonants and extended vocal techniques are mixed with choral singing in a work "environmental" in nature. "Rainbow Forest" is the composer's first work for full chorus.

 

"Rainbow Forest" was commissioned and premiered by Graceland College Chamber Singers while the composer was Composer In Residence at Graceland College in Lamoni, IA in 1983.