Sir John Tavener (1944-2013)

Six Russian Folk Songs (1978)

for soprano and ensemble

  • General information
    • Composition date: 1978
    • Duration: 18 mn
    • Publisher: Chester Music
    • Dedication: with my love to Amelia Freedman
Detailed formation
  • soloist: soprano
  • flute (also piccolo), bassoon, trumpet, piano, domra, 2 violins, cello

Premiere information

  • Date: 15 January 1979

    Royaume-Uni, Londres, Wigmore Hall


    Elise Ross, soprano ; Nash Ensemble ; John Tavener, direction


Pièce écrite en cadeau pour le Nash Ensemble pour leur 15e anniversaire.