Marvellous Error!

The text of Marvellous Error is an Antonio Machado poem translated by Robert Bly. The piece plays with the idea of wakefulness and dreaming, what is true and what is fantasy, and the suggestion that perhaps what is in our dreams may be our reality as well.

Commissioned and premiered by Cantus and the St. Olaf Choir

Type: 
Choral
Voicing or Instrumentation: 
Unison chorus & TTB semi-chorus
Audio Credits: 
The Singers - Minnesota Choral Artists; Matthew Culloton, conductor
Text Author/Source: 
Antonio Machado, tr. Robert Bly
Year Composed: 
2007
Duration: 
03:30
SKU: HP04-18