Per Nørgård (1932)

Lygtemændene tager til byen (2004)

The Will-o'-the-wisps go to Town, for voices, choir and orchestra
[Les éclaireurs en ville]

stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date: 2004
    • Duration: 45 mn
    • Publisher: Wilhelm Hansen
    • Commission: Society for the Publication of Danish Music pour le bicentenaire de la naissance d'Andersen
    • Libretto (details, author):

      H.C. Andersen, Suzanne Brøgger

Detailed formation
  • ensemble of vocal soloists(soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, narrator), unspecified choir
  • 2 flutes (also piccolo, alto flute), oboe (also English horn), 2 clarinets (also Eb clarinet), bassoon, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, trombone, 2 percussionists, harp, piano, strings

Premiere information