In These Stones Horizons Sing

"In These Stones, Horizons Sing" is a work for chorus and orchestra composed by Karl Jenkins. It was commissioned for the opening of Wales Millennium Centre and first performed at its opening on November 29th, 2004. The work includes text in both English and Welsh written by Menna Elfyn, and Grahame Davies.

tructure

The work is divided into four short movements; the first movement is further divided into two parts. A typical performance takes 10-15 minutes. The movements are:
*"Agorawd
**Part I: Cân yr Alltud"
**Part II: Nawr!"
*"Grey"
*"Eleni Ganed"
*"In These Stones Horizons Sing"

Recordings

The only recording of this work is on the compact disk featuring Karl Jenkins' Requiem. The performance is by the West Kazakhstan Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Jenkins himself. The recording was released on EMI.


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