Rubaiyat

op.41

Erik Bergman

Year

1953


Duration

21'


Movements

I. Life's flame awakens; II. Wisdom; III. Paradise in Wilderness; IV. In Praise of Wine - Epilogue


Instrumentation

baritone, male chorus - 3.2.2.2 - 3.3.0.0 - timp-3perc-gtr - 0.0.1.1.1


Genre

Guitar in the Orchestra


Text/Libretto

Omar Khayyam (in English, Swedish Translation by Ole Torvalds)


Commission

75th Anniversary of the Muntra Musikanter Choir


Premiere

10 May 1953: Ture Ara, baritone / Muntra Musikanter Choir / Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Erik Bergman (cond. )


Publisher

Warner/Chappell Music


Source

MIC Finland website;