On This Planet

Anders Nordentoft

Year

2001-2002


Duration

70'


Movements

I. Overture; II. Whispering Sleep; III. In the Valley; IV. On This Planet; V. Too Much Sand; VI. Earth; VII. Love after Love; VIII. I'll buy you Chocolate; IX. Flaming Home; X. Don't be Afraid; XI. Wheel; XII. Forget my Face; XIII. Missing the Sea; XIV. Lucid King; XV. Lucid King Epilogue


Instrumentation

male voice - 1.1.1.1 - 1.1.1.0 - 2perc-pft-egtr - 1.1.1.1.1


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Anders Nordentoft, Derek Walcott (in English)


Premiere

Denmark, 30 November 2001: Thomas Sandberg, baritone / Athelas Sinfonietta, Morten Ryelund Sörensen (cond.) / Martin Tulinius (staging)


Publisher

Edition Wilhelm Hansen


Source

Secretariat for Contemporary Music website; Wilhelm Hansen website; http://www.onthisplanet.dk/;