Michael Nyman: I Sonetti Lussuriosi (Full Score)

Books | Voice, Piano Chamber, String Quartet

Publisher: Chester Music
Composer: Michael Nyman
Format: Sheet Music | Score
I Sonetti Lussuriosi is a collection of pieces by world-renowned composer Michael Nyman. This work is a setting of 8 pieces of erotic poetry by Italian poet Pietro Aretino. This is the Full Score and is arranged for Voice and Piano Quintet.

I Sonetti Lussuriosi was inspired by Renaissance engravings of couples engaged in sexual intercourse, which caused outrage among authorities at the time. At the world premiere of Nyman's work, Marie Angel voiced both the male and female characters, with the Orchestra di Santa Cecilia, conducted by Michael Nyman himself.
Published on: 16 July 2015
No of pages: 96
Language: English
Catalogue No: CH84238
 
     

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