Tenebrae super Gesualdo

Peter Maxwell Davies

Year

1972


Duration

20'


Instrumentation

mezzo-soprano, guitar - alto flute, bass clarinet, percussion, harpsichord (=celesta, chamber organ or harmonium), guitar, violin (=viola), violoncello


Genre

Guitar in the Ensemble


Dedication

memory of Eleanor Waite


Premiere

London, Queen Elizabeth Hall, 25 August 1972: Mary Thomas, mezzo-soprano / Timothy Walker, guitar / The Fires of London, Peter Maxwell Davies (cond.)


Publisher

Chester Music and to Novello & Co. Ltd.


Comment

Mezzo-soprano and guitar may be replaced by SATB chorus.


Source

composer homepage; Chester Novello website;