Sheet Music: Score
Tre preghiere di Nabuccoduriussor : (Three prayers of Nebuchadrezzar) : for guitar / Katia Tiutiunnik.
Also known as: Three prayers of Nebuchadrezzar
by Katia Tiutiunnik (2001)
Tre Preghiere di Nabuccoduriussor (Three Prayers of Nebuchadrezzar), for solo guitar, was inspired by translations of prayers from three cuneiform inscriptions composed by King Nebuchadrezzar II of Babylon (604-562 BC). Nebuchadrezzr composed these prayers to commemorate the construction of a processional street, and the reconstruction of a palace and temple respectively. In his introduction to the translations of these prayers, Benjamin Read Foster says that they reflect the great piety and reverence of the successful, energetic king. It was these qualities that I wished to portray in Tre Preghiere di Nabuccoduriussor.
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (11p. -- B4 (portrait))
Duration: 12 min.
I. To Marduk -- II. To Nabu and Marduk -- III. To Ninmah.
First performance by Luke Tierney — 28 Sep 01. Great Hall of University House, the Australian National University, Canberra, as part of the Festival of Contemporary Arts
Includes programme notes.
The composer notes the following subjects, styles, genres, etc associated with this work:
Ancient Near Eastern music, Renaissance music, Lute music, Arab music
This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.
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Analysis & Media
- Article: Babylon, the "Gate of the Gods", in the symbolic realm of "Tre preghiere di Nabuccodurissor" for guitar
by Katia Tiutiunnik
Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov, Series VIII: Art • Sport • Vol. 4 (53) No. 1 - 2011
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