Oliver Knussen (1952-2018)

Rosary Songs (1972)

for soprano, clarinet, viola and piano

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1972
    • Duration : 14 mn
    • Publisher : Faber Music, Londres, nº 50540 6
    • Opus : 9
    • Commission: GLC pour le South Bank Summer Workshop 1972.
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Georg Trakl

Detailed formation
  • soloist : 1 solo soprano
  • 1 clarinet, 1 viola, 1 piano

Premiere information

  • Date : 21 August 1972
    Location :

    Londres, Queen Elizabeth Hall


    Performers :

    Mary Thomas, ensemble Fires of London, direction : Peter Maxwell Davies.