The Dancing Dollar: Credo

 

Contemporary Creed for our Free Market Economy

Credo is a contemporary creed for our faith in the free market economy. It features rap and vocal counterpoint with texts from Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations.

Credo
Live recording by the Erasmus Kamerkoor, with Medvedev Vitaly (percussion), and Pauline Vos (double bass), conducted by MaNOj Kamps.


Excerpt of live recording (~6min)


Unedited full live recording (~10min)

For choir (SATB, ≥5+5+3+3), accompanying themselves on small percussion, and double bass, 11'. Commissioned by the Erasmus Kamerkoor with support by the Van Bijleveltstichting and Stichting Fonds voor de Geld- en Effectenhandel, for the concert Ivo Opstelten, een profiel.

 

A Musical Profile of Ivo Opstelten

Credo was commissioned and premiered by the Rotterdam-based Erasmus Kamerkoor, during the concert Ivo Opstelten, een profiel, featuring Ivo Opstelten, the right-wing former mayor of Rotterdam and chairman of the conservative party VVD. The commission was generously supported by the Van Bijleveltstichting and Stichting Fonds voor de Geld- en Effectenhandel.

Download program notes and press release (in Dutch).
Download interview with the composer by Roelf Scholma (in Dutch).

Erasmus Kamerkoor


Photo Echo/LvdWaal.


Photo Erasmus Kamerkoor.