Sir Harrison Birtwistle: 3 Settings of Celan

  • Duration: 15’
  • Soloists:
    soprano
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st clarinet in Bb
    2nd clarinet in Bb (+cl(A))
    viola
    violoncello
    contrabass
  • Composer: Sir Harrison Birtwistle
  • Text author: Paul Celan
  • Language: German
  • Translator: Michael Hamburger
  • Table of contents:
    Weiss und Leicht (White and Light)
    Nacht (Night)
    Tenebrae
  • Commission: Commissioned by The Composers Ensemble

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