Sfærernes musik, BVN 128 (Langgaard, Rued)

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Editor First edition ?
Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Language German / English / French
Publisher. Info. Copenhagen: Wilhelm Hansen, No.1991a, 1919. Plate 16992.
Misc. Notes Scanned at 600 dpi
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Work Title The Music of the Spheres
Alternative. Title Sfaerernes musik: for soli, kor og orkester
Composer Langgaard, Rued
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BVN 128
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRL 4
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 15: (titles as in original program)
  1. Wie Sonnenstrahlen auf einem mit duftenden Blumen bedeckten Sarg.
  2. Wie Sternenschimmer an einem bläulichen Himmel bei Sonnenuntergang.
  3. Wie Licht und Abgrund.
  4. Wie die Brechung der Sonnenstrahlen in den Wellen.
  5. Wie Tauperle schimmert in der Sonne an einem schönen Sommermorgen.
  6. Sehnsucht - Verzweiflung - Extase.
  7. Weltseele - Abgrund - Allerseelen.
  8. Ich will - !
  9. Chaos - - - Ruin - - Fern und nah -
  10. Blumen welken - -
  11. Blick durch Tränen auf die Sonne - - -
  12. Glockenreigen: Siehe, er kommt - - -
  13. Blumenevangelium - Aus weiter Ferne.
  14. Der neue Tag - -
  15. Das Ende: Antichrist - Christ. - - -
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1916-18
First Performance. 1921 November 26
First Publication. 1919
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, chorus, orchestra
Vocal solo
Soprano (or mezzo-soprano)
Mixed Chorus (SSAATTBB)
4 flutes (4th also piccolo), 3 oboes, English horn, 3 clarinets, 3 bassoons
8 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani (2 players), tam-tam, campane, glissando-piano, organ, strings
Off-stage Instruments
2 flutes, oboe, 2 clarinets, horn, timpani, harp, 3 violins, 2 violas, cello, bass
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