Sprache

Denis Cohen

Year

1988


Duration

36'


Instrumentation

soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, narrator - 2.afl.2.corA.2.bcl.3(=dbn) - 4.3.3.1 - 5perc-vib-pft-cel-MIDIkybd(KX88 + TX802)-hrp-gtr(=egtr) - 16.16.12.10.10 (orchestra in 5 groups)


Genre

Guitar in the Orchestra


Text/Libretto

Ivan Goll, Ingeborg Bachmann, Octavio Paz, Philip Larkin, Sylvia Plath, Philippe Jacottet, E.E. Cummings, Georg Webern, Nelly Sachs, Federico Garcia Lorca, Eugenio Montale, Denis Cohen, poésie Quechua


Dedication

Andrée Savourey de Bonnay


Commission

Festival Musica de Strasbourg


Premiere

Strasbourg, France, Festival Musica, Palais de la musique et des congrés de Strasbourg, 26 September 1990: Anne Liebeck, soprano / Sharon Cooper, mezzo-soprano / Andreas Jaeggi, tenor / Jacques Bonna, baritone / Bernard Freyd, reciter / Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg, Denis Cohen (cond.)


Publisher

Ricordi


Source

IRCAM website;