Luigi Nono (1924-1990)

La Terra e la compagna (1957)

songs after Cesare Pavese for soprano, tenor, mixed choir and instruments

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1957
    • Duration : 8 mn
    • Publisher : Ars Viva
    • Commission: NWDR
    • Dedication : dem "Neuen Werk" und Dr. Herbert Hübner gewidmet
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Cesare Pavese

Detailed formation
  • soloists : solo soprano, solo tenor
  • mixed choir(6 soprano, 6 contralto, 6 tenor, 6 bass voice)
  • 4 flutes, 4 trumpets [en ré] , 4 trombones, percussionist, 5 violins, 5 violas, 4 cellos, 4 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 13 January 1958
    Location :

    Allemagne, Hambourg


    Performers :

    Ilse Hollweg : soprano, Helmut Krebs : ténor, Chœur et Orchestre de la NWDR, direction : Hans Rosbaud.