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Per Nørgård : Nocturnes, Fragment VII

Publisher Wilhelm Hansen
Soloist(s) and Orchestra
Year Composed 1962
8 Minutes
Solo Voice(s) Soprano
alt.: Soprano; pf
Languages Danish
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Full Score(s) WH28414

Programme Note

NOCTURNES for soprano and chamber orchestra - (1961-62)

My Nocturnes for soprano and chamber orchestra (or piano) is a suite of settings to Chinese poems in Danish translation by Carl Kjersmeyer.

The suite is made up of 5 parts of which I, III and V are songs and II and IV are an interlude and a prelude (to Awakening).

I. 'Vårnat' ('Spring Night') , Vang Tjang Lang, 8th century
II. 'Interlude'
III. 'Høstnat' ('Autumn Night'), Yi Hsin, 6th century
IV. 'Prelude'
V. 'Opvågnen' ('Awakening'), Mong Kao Yeng, 8th century

Per Nørgård


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