Obsessions from the Twittersphere

Obsessions from the Twittersphere
Composer
Karen Siegel
Composer Nationality
American
Composer Date of Birth
1980
Text
Compiled by Karen Siegel from Tweets by: "Squeakees," "jkamazingkris," "tripleXmas," "j9gem," "samarapostuma," "thody," "Angians," "trishaO_o," "YasTwit," "mister_Sam," "KraseyBeauty," "viapontica" and "MissBeeyawnkuh."
Year Composed
2009
Pages
23 (includes Confessions from the Blogosphere)
Minutes
3
Difficulty
5 (Challenging)
Language
English
Voicing
4 part mixed chorus
Divisi
No
Solos
Small bass solo
Sacred or Secular
Secular
Mood
Humorous; Rhythmic, with steady energy
Description

This humorous pair of works pokes fun at the online musings of Twitter users and bloggers. The quotes overlap and compete for attention, and are often fragmented to create rhythmic textures. Confessions from the Blogosphere was composed for and premiered by C4: the Choral Composer/Conductor Collective in 2006, and can be performed on its own or with the companion piece Obsessions from the Twittersphere, composed for and premiered by C4 in 2009.

https://soundcloud.com/karensiegel/twittersphere-blogosphere

Audio Credit
C4: the Choral Composer/Conductor Collective, conductor David Rentz, NYC Nov. 2009.
Group
C4
Performances
C4: 2009 Nov 19 & 21 (Greatest and Latest), cond. Rentz (World Premiere); Phillip Cheah, Suzanne Schwing, Karen Siegel & Dennis Tobenski: 2013; Whateverandeveramen: 2013, cond. Brad Pierson