Alexandrine Tinne (Van der Sommen, Frans)




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FVdS (2013/2/7)

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FVdS (2013/2/7)

Performers Soprano: Irene Hilhorst, Edda Hoving, Jannie Kieft, Marga van der Sommen
Alto: Lisette Bol, Margriet Bonte, Elize Broeren, Marlene van de Bilt
Violin: Babash Alijev; Viola: Maarten Povel; Cello: Marike Dijkhuizen
Publisher Info. Frans van der Sommen
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Publisher. Info. Frans van der Sommen, 2013
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General Information

Work Title Alexandrine Tinne
Alternative. Title
Composer Van der Sommen, Frans
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 songs
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 2010
First Performance. 2012-11-09
First Publication. 2013
Librettist Elize Broeren
Language Dutch
Average DurationAvg. Duration 28 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation 2 part women's choir, violin, viola, cello

Misc. Comments

The six songs describe different episodes of the adventurous life of Alexandrine Tinne, a very rich young lady from The Hague, who, in mid 19th century, travelled with her mother and aunt mostly in northern Africa.