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Die Stimme des Kindes (1998)
(Ein schlafend Kind)

Mäntyjärvi, Jaakko
(1963-) [Finland]

Text from Lenau, Nikolaus
(1802-1850) [Austria] (1837)

... Original male-voice ensemble version commissioned by the Talla vocal ensemble of Helsinki, Finland ...
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by the Kammerchor Consono, Cologne,
conducted by Harald Jers.
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Type of choir:TTTTBBBB (8 men voices) Ref : S443 ; 8 p.
Type of choir: SSAATTBB (8 mixed voices)
Ref : S444 ; 8 p.

Publisher: Sulasol, Finland (1998)
Genre - Style - Musical FORM: Secular; Contemporary
Mood of the piece: intense; sombre
Tonality: D flat tonal center
Type of score: Full score
Duration: 4min. 30s.
Difficulty for the choir (increases from 1 to 5): 4
Difficulty for the conductor (increases from A to E): C
Text in: German
Source of text: "Sonette" 4th book of poems
Keywords: child, sleep, calm, poetry, dream, homesickness, a cappella, silence
Composer's comment: Folkdance stereotype parody

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