Michael Nyman: I Sonetti Lussuriosi (Parts)

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Catalogue No: CH84238-01
Composer: Michael Nyman
Format: Sheet Music | Parts
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. These are the Parts of this work, including Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello and Piano.

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
Length: 30'
Language: English
Publisher: Chester Music
 
     

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