Gavin Bryars (1943)

To Define Happiness (2007)

theatre work for soprano voice, horn, bass clarinet, kantele, percussion, 2 violins, viola, cello and bass


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2007
    • Video, installation (detail, author) : Peeter Jalakas, réalisation
    • Duration : 1 h 20 mn
    • Publisher : Schott, nº LSL 10135-01
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Peeter Jalakas, texte inspiré de A Brief History of Time de Stephen Hawkings

Detailed formation
  • soloist : soprano
  • bass clarinet, horn, percussionist, ohter plucked strings [kantele] , bass voice, 2 violins, viola, cello

Premiere information

  • Date : 9 April 2007
    Location :

    Estonie, Tallinn, Von Krahl Theatre


    Performers :

    Kady Plaas, soprano ; NYYD Ensemble ; Olari Elts, direction

Observations

Pièce écrite pour le Von Krahl Theatre, Tallinn