Dream of the Song

(2014-15)

by George Benjamin

Description
countertenor, female chorus and orchestra
Duration
20
Genres
Countertenor, Solo Voices with Orchestra
Text
Solomon Ibn Gabirol (trans. Peter Cole) Samuel HaNagid (trans. Peter Cole) Federico GarcĂ­a Lorca
Instrumentation
2 ob - 4 hn - perc(2): glsp/2 vib/2 gongs/2 cyms - 2 harps - strings (12.12.10.8.6)
Singer(s)
solo countertenor - female chorus
Languages
English, Spanish
Commission

Commissioned by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra and Festival d'Automne à Paris

First Performance
25.9.15, Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands: Bejun Mehta/Netherlands Chamber Choir/Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/George Benjamin
Availability

Full score 0-571-53887-8 on sale, vocal score and parts on hire

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