Daggry

Version for large ensemble

Per Nørgård

Year

1981


Duration

5'


Instrumentation

soprano (2), mezzo-soprano (2), baritone - trumpet, percussion (3), guitar, vibraphone, violoncello (2)


Genre

Guitar in the Ensemble


Text/Libretto

Henrik Nordbrandt (in Danish)


Premiere

Göteborg, Sweden, 17 November 1981: Einar Nielsen (cond.)


Publisher

Edition Wilhelm Hansen


Comment

'Daggry' (Dawn) is based on 'Betragteren' (1979). At the premiere it was performed together with 'Sextet' (Zigzag) (1981) as one piece entitled "Mod Daggry" (Towards Dawn). Also to be found in a version for Soprano, Flute and Guitar.


Source

Secretariat for Contemporary Music website;