The Cocktail Party takes as its text snippets of the sort of somewhat inane conversation you might overhear (or engage in) at a cocktail party. This text is set in a saccharine-yet-slightly-creepy barbershop quartet style. The result is meant to occupy an uncomfortable space in between mock‐ and genuine beauty.
8 voices (SSAATTBB)
Roomful of Teeth on March 12, 2013