Luciano Berio (1925-2003)

Folk songs (1964 -1973)

version for mezzo-soprano and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1964 - 1973
    • Duration : 23 mn
    • Publisher : Universal Edition
Detailed formation
  • soloist : solo mezzo-soprano
  • 2 flutes, oboe, 3 clarinets, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, 2 percussionists, harp, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 1973
    Location :

    Suisse, Zürich


    Performers :

    Cathy Berberian, Zürcher Kammerorchester, direction : Luciano Berio.

Table of contents

  • Black is the color
  • I wonder as I wander
  • Loosin yelav
  • Rossignolet du bois
  • A la femminisca
  • La donna ideale
  • Ballo
  • Motettu de tristura
  • Malorous qu'o uno fenno
  • Lo Fiolaire
  • Azerbaidjan love song