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Primosch, James FROM A BOOK OF HOURS Four Songs for Soprano and Orchestra __________________________________ Texts from "Das Stundenbuch" by Rainer Maria Rilke Instrumentation:

Solo Sop.; 3(dbl. Alto Fl./Picc.) 3(dbl. E.H.) 3(dbl. B.Cl.) 3 – 4 3 3(B.Tbn.) 1; Timp. 3Perc. Cel.(Pno.) Hp. Str.

Duration:

18'

Premiere:

January 10, 11, 12, 2002. Lisa Saffer, Soprano, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Antonio Pappano.

Commission:

Commissioned by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Movements:

I. II. III. IV.

Du, nachbar Gott Mein Leben Lösch mir die Augen aus Ich lese es heraus

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Primosch: From a Book of Hours  

Four Songs for Soprano and Orchestra

Primosch: From a Book of Hours  

Four Songs for Soprano and Orchestra

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