Repertoire Search

Arne Nordheim

Publisher: Edition Wilhelm Hansen

Eco (1968)
Publisher
Wilhelm Hansen
Category
Chorus and Orchestra/Ensemble
Year Composed
1968
Duration
20 Minutes
Chorus
2 choirs (Children's & mixed)
Language
Italian
Soloist
Soprano
Buy this work
Worldwide Sales   North American Sales
 
Full Score   

Programme Note
Arne Nordheim Eco (1968)
I had a need to monitor my experience of the distance and the connection between 'I morti' from 1930 and 'Alle fronde dei salici' from the end of the war. The restrained and crystalline images in 'I morti', with its white skies and silence are shattered by the violence and the impassioned cry as to how we can sing 'with a foreign foot on our heart'. The paths between the quiet poetry and the crass, almost journalistic account wind through a landscape filled with echoes...the landscape and the events melt together into images one remembers without having actually experienced them.

- Arne Nordheim

Karl-Birger Blomdahl in memoriam


Score preview



  • Ensemble
    Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Children's corus from the music schools of Stockholm
    Soloist(s)
    Taru Valjakka (soprano)
    Conductor
    Herbert Blomstedt
    Aurora:
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.