Ulf Grahn (1942-)

Pour Quatre

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  • Year of composition: 1966
  • Work category: Voice and ensemble
  • Text author: Text Saigyo / P.E. Wahlund
  • First performed: for alto, flute, trombone, double bass duration 5 min
    Premiered Swedish Broadcasting May 21, 1967
    Solvieg Grippe, alto; Ulf Bergström, flute, Jörgen Johanssson, trombone; Thorsten Sjögren, double bass; Sven Erik Bäck, conductor
    Award, Kammarmusikstudion, Sveriges Radio 1967
  • Duration: 5 min

Instrumentation

Soprano, flute, trombone, double bass

Solo voices/choir

Soprano

Location for score and part material

www.svenskmusik.org

Literature

Ulf Grahn . Nutida musik 10 ( 1966/67 ) , h . 8 , s . 4–5 .

Description of work

It's a setting a Japanese poem by Saigyo / P.E. Wahlund. It was completed in the fall of 1966. The work was accepted o the Kammarmusikstudion at The Swedish Broadcasting Corporation in the spring 1967. I tried to capture the slow entrance of Spring as expressed in the poem. The instruments are more illustrating and enhancing the undertext of the poem.

Links

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTCuUVbersw&t=15s


Work comment

It's a setting a Japanese poem by Saigyo / P.E. Wahlund. It was completed in the fall of 1966. The work was accepted o the Kammarmusikstudion at The Swedish Broadcasting Corporation in the spring 1967. I tried to capture the slow entrance of Spring as expressed in the poem. The instruments are more illustrating and enhancing the undertext of the poem.