Northern April for mixed choir (SSAATTBarB) is set to text by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950). The work was commissioned by Tampere Vocal festival in 2023. Buy now
Alex Freeman found initial inspiration for his string quartet (2015) in a series of photographs a geologist friend showed him of en échelon veins in rock formations. This single-movement work is ca. 13 minutes long.
A Wilderness of Sea draws from four of Shakespeare’s most famous works. This 16-part and 15-minute-long piece emphasizes a common thread among those works that addresses two of the most universal aspects of human existence: water and impermanence.
Freeman’s Requiem (2018) was commissioned by the Helsinki Chamber Choir to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Finnish civil war in 1918. Structured around the Latin liturgy of the mass for the dead, the work has a duration of more than an hour and incorporates poems in Finnish, Swedish and English, reflecting both the specific…
These three songs (2015) capture little moments of childhood wonder. Lilian Moore (1909–2004) was a poet and editor who helped makíng children’s books more affordable and worked to combat racial stereotypes in children’s literature. 55011-569-9, € 4,80
The texts of Alex Freeman’s Calle sin nombre (2019) are drawn from quotations of families seeking asylum who are victims of the policies of family separation aggressively and abruptly enacted by the administration of President Donald Trump. These desperate words tread with bare feet across shards of fragmented lines from Emma Lazarus’ The New Colossus….
Alex Freeman’s (b. 1972) Cathedral of Spring (2019) was commissioned by Somnium Ensemble. The piece is in four movements and is set to poems by e.e. cummings and Robert Frost. 55011-567-5, € 14,90