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Gubaidulina, Sofia: The Canticle of the Sun (1997) 38'
for cello, chamber choir and percussion

Territory

This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the UK, countries of the Commonwealth (excluding Canada) and the Republic of Ireland.

World Premiere

09/02/1998
Frankfurt
Mstislav Rostropovich (vlc) / State Choir of Kaunas, Lithuanian Symphony Orchestra percussionists

Press Quotes

"...The Canticle is not so much a concerto-like conversation as a follow-my-leader mystical journey in glorification of the creator, the elements, life and eventually death..."
BBC Music Magazine

Recommended Recording

Mstislav Rostropovich/Emmanuel Pahud/London Voices/London Symphony Orchestra/Ryusuke Numajiri
EMI CDC 5 57153 2

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