Com Que Voz

A song concert upon sonnets by Luís Vaz de Camões and fados by Amália Rodrigues

Stefano Gervasoni

Year

2007-2008, rev. 2009-2010


Duration

80'


Instrumentation

female fado singer, baritone - flute (=piccolo, alto flute), oboe (=cor anglais), clarinet (=basset horn, bass clarinet), bassoon (=double bassoon), horn, trumpet (=piccolo trumpet), trombone (=bass trumpet), percussion (3), piano (=celesta), Portuguese guitar, guitar, harp, accordion, violin (2), viola, violoncello, double bass - live electronics


Genre

Guitar in the Orchestra


Text/Libretto

Luís Vaz de Camões and various (fados by Amália Rodrigues)


Commission

Ircam, Casa da Música (Porto), Ensemble Modern and Radio France (1st version); Nieuw Ensemble (2nd version)


Premiere

first version: Porto, Portugal, 17 February 2008: Cristina Branco, voice / Frank Wörner, baritone / Ensemble Modern, Franck Ollu (cond.)
revised version: Utrecht, The Netherlands, 10 Feburary 2010: Cristina Branco, voice / Frank Wörner, baritone / Nieuw Ensemble, Etienne Siebens (cond.)


Publisher

Edizioni Suvini Zerboni


Source

composer homepage;