Alexander Goehr: Dark Days Op.76

Books | Low Voice, Piano Accompaniment

Publisher: Schott Music
Composer: Alexander Goehr
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work
Goehr brings an ancient world to life in his setting of eight texts by Hesiod and Homer. Translated into English by Dorothy Wilder and the composer, this song cycle uses the classic stories of Prometheus and Pandora, myths of the Gods and fables to tell a story of strife—its nature and origins. Notwithstanding its dark subject matter, Goehr's music is energetic with a fevered piano part in constant motion beneath the more lyrical vocal writing. A rewarding challenge for singer and pianist.
Published on: 28 May 2012
Language: English
Catalogue No: ED13074
 
     

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      Alexander Goehr: Dark Days Op.76
      Low Voice, Piano Accompaniment
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