Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016)

Tenebrae super Gesualdo (1972)

motet for mezzo-soprano and ensemble


  • General information
    • Composition date: 1972
    • Duration: 20 mn
    • Publisher: Chester Music
    • Opus: 54b
Detailed formation
  • mezzo-soprano, alto flute, bass clarinet, marimba, harpsichord, guitar, violin (also viola), cello

Premiere information

  • Date: 25 August 1972

    Royaume-Uni, Londres, Queen Elisabeth Hall


    Mary Thomas, mezzo-soprano, Timothy Walker, guitare, The Fires of London, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, direction.