First Booke of Songes

Stefan Klaverdal

Year

1997


Duration

20'


Movements

I. Sonnet no. 76: Why is my verse so barren of new pride; II. No. 81: Or shall I live your epitaph to make; III. No. 40: Take all my loves, yea, take them all; IV. No. 71: No longer mourn for me when I am dead; V. No. 103: Alack what poverty my muse brings forth


Instrumentation

high voice - alto guitar


Genre

Chamber Music


Text/Libretto

William Shakespeare (in English)


Premiere

Malmö, Sweden, Music College, 20 November 1997: Matts Johansson, voice / Simon Linné, alto guitar


Publisher

Swedish Music Information Center


Tuning

alto guitar


Source

MIC Sweden website;