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Offline alessandrovle

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A cycle for voice and cello
« on: December 10, 2016, 02:10:43 PM »
I hope this might be of interest to you.

I have just written a cycle of five songs for voice (soprano/tenor) and cello called "Songs of simple desires". My aim was to create pieces in which the elaborate imagery of the poetry – by Russian, German, English and Japanese poets – is matched by the expressive quality of the music where a phrase, or even a word, is isolated from its context by a distinct musical thought and texture.

I would like to present to you a song based on a wonderful poem by Ossip Mandelstam: