Gavin Bryars (1943)

From Egil’s Saga (2004)

opera for bass voice, optional choir, French horn, bass clarinet, percussion and strings


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2004
    • Duration : 32 mn
    • Editor : Schott, nº LSL 10010-01
    • Commission: BBC Radio 3 avec l'Eastern Orchestral Board
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Egil Skalgrimsson (Islandais du Xe siècle)

Detailed formation
  • soliste : bass voice
  • unspecified choir
  • bass clarinet, horn, percussionist, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 11 November 2004
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Cambridge Corn Exchange


    Performers :

    Rúni Brattaberg, basse ; Cambridge University Chamber Choir ; London Sinfonietta ; Olari Elts, direction