Light Sorrow

Giya Kancheli

Year

1985


Duration

34'


Instrumentation

boy soprano (2), boy's chorus - 3(II-III=picc).afl.3.3(III=bcl).2.dbn - 6.5.4.1 - timp-3perc-hrp-cel-pft-bgtr-org-spinet-vib - strgs


Genre

Guitar in the Orchestra


Text/Libretto

Tabise, Goethe, Shakespeare, Pushkin (in Georgian, German, English, Russian)


Commission

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig


Premiere

Leipzig, Germany, 9 May 1985: Gewandhaus Boys Choir / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Kurt Masur (cond.)


Publisher

G. Schirmer, Inc. and Associated Music Publishers, Inc.


Source

Peters catalog;