Large ensemble & voice

QUEM CHAMA?/ WHO’S THAT CALLING?
– happening for a concert hall, two sopranos and instrumental ensemble (2 tpt, 2 tbn, bn, cbn, vc, cb, piano, harp, perc). 13′.
Commissioned by Casa da Música Foundation, Porto.
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EMBRACE ME (2005–2008)
for four voices (s a t b) and sinfonietta (fl, ob, kl, bn, hn, tpt, tbn, perc, harp, piano, 2 vl, vla, vlc, kb). 15′.
Texts by Karin R and Ketilrid, from Viglundar Saga, Iceland.
Commissioned by London Sinfonietta.
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WHEN THE RAVEN BLACK TURNS WHITE (2007)
for soprano and ensemble (fl, ob, kl, hn, bn, perc. piano, 2 vl, vla, vlc, kb). 25′.
Commissioned by the Nordic Chamber Ensemble, Sundsvall, BIT 20 – Ensemble, Bergen, and OrchestrUtopica, Lisbon.
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SALVE REGINA – HEAVENLY QUEEN (2007)
for mixed chorus and instrumental ensemble (fl., ob., kl., mand, guitar, harp, perc. piano, 2 vl., vla., vlc., kb). 13 min.
Commissioned by The Eduard van Beinum Stichting for the Netherlands Chamber Choir and Nieuw Ensemble.
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SOLSÅNGEN (Sun Song) (1994)
for female voice, 2 female speakers and orchestra.
32′. Instr: 2 2 2 2 – 2 1 1 0, perc., strings (min. 3 2 2 2 1).
Texts: Old Icelandic lament from the 13th century, popularized scientific texts, poems from the 20th century. The text of the solo voice must always be in Swedish. The texts of the speakers could be translated into a languuage understandable to the audience.
Available versions in Swedish (the original), English, Dutch, Icelandic.
Commissioned by Länsmusiken i Västernorrland/Nordiska Kammarorkestern Sundsvall. ISCM Seoul 1997.
Ed. Reimers
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