Xavier Dayer (1972)

Sonnet XXII (2000)

for countertenor, archlute and instrumental ensemble

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2000
    • Duration : 14 mn
    • Publisher : Papillon - Geneve
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      d’après le sonnet XXII de Fernando Pessoa

Detailed formation
  • soloists : 1 solo countertenor, 1 theorbo
  • 1 alto flute (also 1 bass flute), 1 bass clarinet, 1 horn, 1 trombone, 1 percussionist, 1 piano (also 1 celesta), 1 cello, 1 double bass

Premiere information

  • Date : 24 March 2000
    Location :

    Lyon, festival Musiques en scène


    Performers :

    Matthias Spaeter : archiluth, Christopher Robson : contre-ténor, Ensemble Contrechamps, direction : Zsolt Nagy.