Broken Strings

Param Vir

Year

1992, rev. 1995


Duration

60'


Instrumentation

solo voices - 1(=picc,afl).1(=corA).1(=Ebcl).2(II=dbn) - 2.1.1(=ttrbn,btrbn).0 - 2perc-cel-hrp-gtr - 1.1.1.1.1


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

David Rudkin, after a traditional Buddhist story


Commission

City of Munich for the 1992 Munich Biennale


Premiere

Amsterdam, 11 May 1992: Nederlandse Oper / Asko Ensemble, David Porcelijn (cond.)


Publisher

Chester Music and to Novello & Co. Ltd.


Comment

Param Vir was awarded the Siemens Composition Prize in 1993 for this work.


Source

composer homepage; Chester Novello website; composer catalog (Chester);