Kietsiekat

R 35.00

Kietsiekat is sung in Afrikaans. Afrikaans is one of the 11 official languages spoken in South Africa. Afrikaans is a West Germanic language spoken in South Africa, Namibia and, to a lesser extent, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It evolved from the Dutch vernacular of Holland.

This work is a movement from the larger choral work for children’s chorus and ensemble; titled “Jy moet sing soos jy gebek is”. This work is written for three-part treble chorus, accompanied by a glockenspiel and piano. The text is by the famous South African poet, Phillip de Vos, who has gained great acclaim for his fun-filled children’s texts.

Description

Franco Prinsloo’s music has been commissioned and performed internationally including Russia, Hong Kong, Italy, USA, South Africa, The Netherlands, France, Spain, the UAE and the UK. More notably his choral piece “Pula, Pula!” was commissioned for the King’s Singers to be performed in their programme in 2017. His musical theatre work “Naledi – an African Journey” was performed in South Africa and France in 2016 to great acclaim. Prinsloo specialises in vocal music for solo voice, opera, musical theatre, incidental music for stage and choral music. He is also frequently commissioned by instrumentalists and ensembles alike. His discography includes four albums of vocal, choral, incidental and ensemble music. His international collaborations have taken him around the globe, both performing and as a composer. He seeks to create through interdisciplinary collaboration and exploration.

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