Requiem for a Poet “Symphony No. 2” for Mezzo-soprano, Violoncello, Choir and Orchestra

1. Agitato
2. Tempo di Marcia funebre
3. Corale
4. Prichet
5. Canon
6. Interlude Misterioso
7. Tempo di Marcia funebre
8. Adagio (Lament)
9. Tempo I
10. Postlude
Performed without pause

YEAR: 2006

DURATION: 42′

INSTRUMENTATION:
3(alto fl).3(cor anglais).3(bass cl).3(db bn) – 4.3.3(bass trbn).1 – timp, perc (trgl, crystal glasses, chimes, flex, bass dr, gong, glsp, vibr). harp. piano. strings

TEXT BY: Marina Tsvetaeva

PUBLISHER:
Internationale Musikverlage Hans Sikorski GmbH & Co. KG
Hire material:  Sikorski Musikverlage (World Wide) | The Music Sales Group (USA)

COMMISSION:
Commissioned by NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover

PREMIERE:
8 March 2007, Hannover
Zoryana Kushpler (mezzo-soprano) – Sonia Wieder-Atherton (violoncello) – NDR Choir – NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover – Eiji Oué (conductor)

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