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  • Nocturner, Fragment VII (1962)
    (Nocturnes, Fragment VII)

  • Edition Wilhelm Hansen Copenhagen (World)
  • Soprano; pf
  • Soprano
  • 8 min
  • translation by Carl Kjersmeier
  • Danish

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NOCTURNES for soprano and chamber orchestra - (1961-62)

My Nocturnes for soprano and chamber orchestra (or piano) is a suite of settings to Chinese poems in Danish translation by Carl Kjersmeyer.

The suite is made up of 5 parts of which I, III and V are songs and II and IV are an interlude and a prelude (to Awakening).

I. 'Vårnat' ('Spring Night') , Vang Tjang Lang, 8th century
II. 'Interlude'
III. 'Høstnat' ('Autumn Night'), Yi Hsin, 6th century
IV. 'Prelude'
V. 'Opvågnen' ('Awakening'), Mong Kao Yeng, 8th century

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