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Bent Sørensen : The Wings of Night


Publisher Wilhelm Hansen
Category
Works for 2-6 Players
Year Composed 1997
Duration
6 Minutes
Orchestration str4tet, tbn
Availability
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Full Score(s) KP00661

Programme Note

Bent Sørensen THE WINGS OF NIGHT

I do not yet know what to write about this short piece which I have just finished.
But like my Piano Concerto LA NOTTE, it seems to take place at night-time - or perhaps it is only because I wrote the piece by night.
In short, the title is from Shakespeare’s ’Romeo and Juliet’.
Juliet sings to the night - the night of love:
’Come, night; come Romeo; come, thou day in night;
For thou wilt lie upon the wings of night
Whither than new snow upon a raven’s back.
THE WINGS OF NIGHT was composed as a commission from the Warsaw Autumn for Christian Lindberg and the Silesian String Quartet.

Bent Sørensen

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