Hrafnsöngvar = Ravensongs : a tone poem on seven texts by Hrafn Andrés Hardarson / Rosalind Page.
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|Hrafnsöngvar (2001)||Rosalind Page|
|Ravensongs (2001) for soprano with ensemble||Rosalind Page|
Duration: 23 min.
Contents note: 1. Ã upphafi (In the beginning) -- 2. Morgunn (Morning) -- 3. Fuglar himins (Birds of heaven) -- 4. LÃfid sjÃ¡lft (Life itself) -- 5. SpÃ¡ (Prophecy) -- 6. Perluregn (Rain of pearls) -- 7. Ã FrÃ³n, pÃn mÃ³dir (O, FrÃ³n (Iceland), your mother).
Cycle of seven songs and two cello intermezzi.
Includes performance notes and texts of poems, with English translations.
Revised September 2005.
Notation program: Finale 2004 for Mac.
First performance by Halcyon in 'Tone Birds' concert, at Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, October 2005 -- Composer's note.
Texts derived from the collection 'Tónmyndaljod' ('Tone picture poems')), by Hrafn Hardason.
Copyright held by Rosalind Page (music), and Hrafn Andrés Hardarson (text).
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