The Lau Method & The Broken Consort
The Glorious Cuntata (2017)
is a celebratory mixed chamber music cycle based on the poetry and text of Lucille Clifton, Marguerite Porete, and Emily Lau.
i. (cunt is a) pre-existing condition
ii. labia minora
iii. in praise of menstruation
iv. labia minora
v. the lost baby poem
vi. heresy of the free spirit
The cycle was premiered and recorded by The Broken Consort for the upcoming album, Opus 1 & 2.
Music written by Emily Lau, with further devision by 6 singers (SSSATB), saxophone, violin, viola da gamba, and harp