for soprano, flute, violin, and percussion(2015)
|Text information||Text by Aristotle (abr./arr. by Kate Soper)|
|Premiere||September 10, 2015; Resonant Bodies Festival, Roulette, Brooklyn NY; The Wet Ink Ensemble: Kate Soper (soprano), Erin Lesser (flutes), Josh Modney (violin), Ian Antonio (percussion)|
Flute (C flute/piccolo)
Percussion (marimba, 2 octaves crotales, woodblock, prepared drum, splash cymbal, sus. cymbal, china cymbal, sandpaper blocks (played by soprano)
|Technical requirements||See preview pages for full percussion details and explanation of auxiliary crotale part.|
"Rhetoric" is the third movement of IPSA DIXIT, a six-movement chamber music theatre work for soprano, flute, violin, and percussion that explores the intersections of music, language, and meaning. It may be performed as part of the full work, as a standalone piece, or in an excerpt of the full work comprising any number of movements.
- Kate Soper