Cruel Spirals

Philippe Manoury

Year

2007-2008


Duration

26'


Movements

I. A Poem for the Cruel Majority; II. Lamento I (Khurbin); III. Lamento II (Buchenwald); IV. Anger : A Dream; V. Lamento III (Bergen-Belsen); VI. Song at Nightfall; VII. Lamento IV (Sobibor); VIII. Lamento V (Ravensbrück); IX. A Poem for the Cruel Majority (Coda)


Instrumentation

soprano - 1(=picc).0.1(=clpicc).0 - 0.0.0.0 - perc-gtr - 1.1.1.1.1


Genre

Guitar in the Ensemble


Text/Libretto

Jerome Rothenberg


Commission

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)


Premiere

New York, U.S.A., Spiegeltent, 4 September 2007: Tony Arnold, soprano / International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) (Dan Lippel, guitar), Matthew Ward (cond.)


Publisher

Editions Durand


Source

composer homepage;