The Music of the Spheres (Langgaard, Rued)

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#26043 - 21.56MB, 70 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/23 - 2057x

PDF scanned by jsnfmn
jsnfmn (2008/12/30)

PMLP58067-Langgaard - The Music of the Spheres.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Copenhagen: Wilhelm Hansen, No.1991a, 1919. Plate 16992.


Public Domain - Non-PD EU [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Scanned at 600 dpi


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General Information

Work Title The Music of the Spheres
Alternative Title Sfaerernes musik: for soli, kor og orkester
Composer Langgaard, Rued
Movements/Sections 15 Sections
Year/Date of Composition 1918
First Publication 1919
Language German
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Soprano (or mezzo-soprano), Chorus, 4 Flutes (+Piccolo), 3 Oboes (+English Horn), 3 Clarinets, 3 Bassoons, 8 Horns, 3 Trumpets, 3 Trombones, Tuba, 8 Timpani, Tam-tam, Campane, Glissando-Piano, Organ, Strings
External Links Online perusal score from Wilhelm Hansen

Misc. Comments

German? I'm surprised- I should imagine the vocal contribution would be in Danish. (I see the choral contribution is sol-re-mi-fa-... - I assume it's the soprano/mezzo's contribution that's referred to. Will check in the score later...) - Schissel

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