Seadrift

Kærlighedssang i 2 vers

Per Nørgård

Year

1978


Duration

16'


Instrumentation

soprano - flute (=krummhorn), percussion, harpsichord (or piano), guitar, violin, viola da gamba (or violoncello)


Genre

Chamber Music


Text/Libretto

Walt Whitman (in English)


Dedication

Sub Rosa


Commission

Sub Rosa


Premiere

Aarhus, Denmark, NUMUS festival, 9 May 1978: Sub Rosa (Maria Kämmerling, guitar)


Publisher

Edition Wilhelm Hansen


Comment

For baroque ensemble, or ensemble of today. In 1987, Per Nørgård arranged a part of 'Seadrift', "Winds blow South, or Winds blow North", as a vocal solo, premiered the same year.


Source

Secretariat for Contemporary Music website;