Clare Shore's Noah's Ark (1988)
for 4-part speaking chorus and solo oboe 

Click below to listen to excerpts from Noah's Ark:

Excerpt 1

Excerpt 2

Excerpt 3

(Note: A CD with the entire performance of Noah's Ark, along with a track of the oboe part only,
is available from the publisher)


  Chancel Choir; Billy Orton, conductor
Kathleen Golding, oboe
 Columbia Baptist Church, Falls Church, VA


Noah's Ark is the first in the composer's series of works based on Old Testament themes for voice(s)
plus solo instrument, and is to date the only one for speaking chorus. Others in the series include
Queen Esther, for narrator, clarinet and dancer (optional); and Eser Makot (Ten Plagues), for SATB
chorus and soloists with viola solo.


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