Peterson, John Murray (1957-)
Compositor Australiano nacido en Wollongong, New South Wales.
Es autor de la obra

Shadows and Light
Texto en Latin y de Jun'ichiro Tanazaki y Martin Luther King Jr.
Dura 23'30''
Shadows and Light (2004) for Soprano solo, tenor solo, SATB semi-chorus, SATB symphonic chorus, string orchestra, timpani, percussion.

It contains:• I. In visible darkness (7'30)• II. Where light in darkness lies (9'30)• III. Shadows and light. (6'30)Text from the Requiem Mass, and other sources including newspaper and magazine headlines, the writings of Jun'ichiro Tanazaki, and a few lines from Martin Luther King Jr."The music reflects my interest in the structures, the rhythmic energy and the harmonic progressions inherent in several styles of popular music."

I have recently completed a new arrangement of my 2004 choral work, Shadows and Light. Originally written for SATB symphonic chorus, SATB semi-chorus, soprano and tenor soloists, with string orchestra and percussion, I have now arranged the work for the same vocal forces but with two-pianos as accompaniment. This new arrangement is due to be performed by Queensland University Musical Society (QUMS), conducted by David Webster, in Brisbane in October 2011...
John Peterson.

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