• Dmitri Shostakovich
  • Suite on Verses of Michelangelo Buonarroti, Op. 145a (1974)

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  • 2.2.2.24.2.3.1timp.perc.chm.xyl.celstr
  • Voice
  • 43 min

Programme Note

  • Available for voice and piano as Op. 145

  • Dedicated to Irina Antonovna Shostakovich

    1. Truth (Sonnet III to Pope Julius II) (Adagio)
    2. Morning (Sonnet XX) (Allegretto)
    3. Love (Sonnet XXV) (Allegretto)
    4. Separation (Madrigal ‘Com’ arò dunque ardire’) (Moderato)
    5. Anger (Sonnet IV on Rome in the Pontificate of Julius II) (Allegro non troppo)
    6. Dante (Sonnet I on Dante Alighieri) (Moderato)
    7. To the Exile (Sonnet II on Dante Alighieri) (Largo)
    8. Creativity (Sonnet LXI on the death of Vittoria Colonna) (Moderato)
    9. Night (Dialogue between Giovanni Strozzi and the Sculptor) (Andante)
    10. Death (Sonnet LXIX) (Adagio)
    11. Immortality (Epitaph for Cecchino Bracci Fiorentino – Epigrams Nos. 14 and 12
    (Allegretto)

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