soprano, alto, countertenor, tenor, baritone, bass
Motorman Sextet is a work for six vocalists and was written for ekmeles vocal ensemble and is dedicated to Jeffrey Gavett.
This vocal sextet sets the text of 11 chapters in 9 movements from David Ohle’s classic cult science fiction novel Motorman. This piece is part of a larger work that will eventualy set the entire novel. The particular chapters used in Motorman Sextet are all descriptions of past events from the point-of-view of the central character, Moldenke, which together have a generally nostalgic mood.