Caliban's Dream

Kaija Saariaho

Year

1992


Duration

3'


Instrumentation

baritone - clarinet, mandolin, guitar, harp, double bass


Genre

Chamber Music


Text/Libretto

William Shakespeare (in English)


Dedication

written as a 50th birthday tribute to Brian Ferneyhough


Premiere

original version: Amsterdam, Netherlands, 16 January 1993: Romain Bischoff, baritone / Nieuw Ensemble, Ed Spanjaard (cond.)
2nd version: Paris, France, 27 October 1995: Stephen Grant, bass baritone / Camilla Hoitenga, alto flute / Tuija Hakkila, harpsichord / Anssi Karttunen, violoncello


Publisher

Chester Music and to Novello & Co. Ltd.


Comment

Also a version for bass baritone, alto flute, harpsichord, violoncello.


Source

MIC Finland website; Chester Novello website;