ars imitatur naturam

2014
PREMIERE
DURATION
7:00
ars imitatur
2014

NOTES
A piece written for Dianne Berkun-Menaker and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, using a text which was often quoted by John Cage, "ars imitatur naturam in sua operatione" - "art imitates nature in her manner of operation". Cage was quoting the Ceylonese philosopher Ananda Coomaraswamy, who was quoting Thomas Aquinas, who was quoting Aristotle.

INSTRUMENTATION
mixed high chorus

INSTRUMENT CATEGORIES
Choral