Repertoire Search

Ole Buck

Publisher: Edition Wilhelm Hansen

Naacal (2015)
Publisher
Edition Wilhelm Hansen Copenhagen
Category
Chorus and Orchestra/Ensemble
Year Composed
2015
Duration
29 Minutes
Chorus
SATB
Buy this work
Worldwide Sales   North American Sales
 
Full Score   
Vocal Score   

Programme Note
Ole Buck Naacal (2015)
In the midst of the work, I have arranged a short series of Sanskrit phrases NI-RU-PA-DRA-VA, which means to "be free from fear" or "be free from anxiety", but other then that no spoken or written specific language. So only vocals and in a few places the vocals AUM, which is the archetypical sound of everything ... the beginning. The piece is written from sound alone without other associations than a cosmic sound. Absolute music versus program music. And yet: I heard the piece as something that came from a distant, distant past, combined with the attention of the moment, as the silence of the surrounding nature gives me. A silence without time. The source of man's original language - naacal. Nature calls to an awakening, and sets the individual free of mechanical thinking or action. As out of a half-awake sleep state music began to shape itself for me in sound - from a single 'audible' silence.

- Ole Buck


Score preview




Video



Performances
Close X

Newsletter Signup

Enter your email address to keep up to date with the latest news and special offers from Music Sales Classical.
Your data is secure and you can unsubscribe at any time. Read our Privacy Policy




Click here to receive regular news
© Copyright 2018 Music Sales Classical. Part of the Music Sales Group.