Luciano Berio: Folk Songs

  • for mezzo-soprano and 7 instruments
  • fl, cl, perc(2), hp(or guit), vla(1), vc(1)
  • Duration: 23’
  • Soloists:
    mezzo-soprano
  • Instrumentation details:
    flute (+picc)
    clarinet in Bb
    1st percussion
    2nd percussion
    harp
    guitar
    viola
    violoncello
  • Composer: Luciano Berio
  • Table of contents:
    Black is the colour (USA)
    I wonder as I wander (USA)
    Loosin yelav (Armenia)
    Rossignolet du bois (France)
    A la femminisca (Sicily)
    La donna ideale (Italy)
    Ballo (Italy)
    Motettu de Tristura (Sardinia)
    Malorous qu'o un fenno (Auvergne [France])
    Lo fiolaire (Auvergne [France])
    Azerbaijan love song (Aserbaijan)
  • Dedication: to Cathy
  • Commission: commissioned by Mills College, Oakland, Calif.
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Luciano Berio: Folk Songs for mezzo-soprano and 7 instruments | UE34112

  • Edition type: study score
  • Series: Neue Studienpartituren-Reihe
  • Edition info: The score availble as UE13717 serves for study and rehearsal purposes of the mezzo-soprano.
  • Format: 17.0 × 24.0 cm
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-6659-6
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-08016-6
€17.95
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Description

'… an anthology of eleven folk songs of various origins …, chosen from old records, printed anthologies, or heard sung from folk musicians and friends. I have given the songs a new rhythmic and harmonic interpretation: In a way, I have recomposed them.' (Luciano Berio)

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Contents

  • Black is the colour (USA)
  • Lo fiolaire (Auvergne [France])
  • Azerbaijan love song (Aserbaijan)
  • I wonder as I wander (USA)
  • Loosin yelav (Armenia)
  • Rossignolet du bois (France)
  • A la femminisca (Sicily)
  • La donna ideale (Italy)
  • Ballo (Italy)
  • Motettu de Tristura (Sardinia)
  • Malorous qu'o un fenno (Auvergne [France])

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