Three Kalinga Chants

Three Kalinga Chants
Composer
Nilo Alcala
Composer Nationality
Filipino-American
Composer Date of Birth
1978
Pages
17
Minutes
4
Language
Tagalog; Wordless
Voicing
8 part mixed chorus
Divisi
No
Sacred or Secular
Secular
Mood
Rhythmic, with steady energy; Joyful; Tense, with some edge
Description

While the lyrics for this piece are based on traditional chants from the Kalinga region of the Philippines, the diverse and energetic music is an original. Each section has its own unique rhythm that builds through a series of interlocking chants to the climactic finish.

https://youtu.be/Zdx652k8_dg

Audio Credit
Performed by ONE Chamber Ensemble - Ai Hooi Lim, Conductor