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Per Nørgård : Pastorella


Work Notes The three pieces by Per Nørgård – “Landscape with shepherds”, “Small Christmas Cantata” and “Pastorella” (all 2006) – are related works, pastoral music for Christmas, based on Nørgård´s Christmas hymn from 1985 to a Danish poem by Johannes Møllehave: ”Julens glæde – Himmelfalden”(Christmas´ Joy – from Heaven fallen), a hymn integrated in the version Lille Julekantate (Small Christmas Cantata), to be sung by the instrumentalists and/or by the audience, before and after the central pastorale of the piece.
Publisher
Edition Wilhelm Hansen Copenhagen
Category Works for 2-6 Players
Year Composed
2006
Duration 4 Minutes
Orchestration
2vn.va.2vc
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Programme Note

Per Nørgård: Pastorella – for string quintet (2006)


The three pieces by Per Nørgård - Landscape with shepherds, Small Christmas Cantata and Pastorella (all 2006) – are related works, pastoral music for Christmas, based on Nørgård´s Christmas hymn from 1985 to a Danish poem by Johannes Møllehave: ”Julens glæde – Himmelfalden”(Christmas´ Joy – from Heaven fallen), a hymn integrated in the version Lille Julekantate (Small Christmas Cantata), to be sung by the instrumentalists and/or by the audience, before and after the central pastorale of the piece.


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