for soprano and bass soli, male chorus and orchestra; [op. 47] /
Aulis Sallinen ; original Finnish text by Arvo Turtiainen from his poem Oli joulupäivä ; English translation by Rodney Blumer and Essi Kiviranta.
|Main Creator:||Sallinen, Aulis|
Note: Words in Finnish and English.
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Borough Green, Kent : Novello, c1984.
For soprano, bass, male chorus and orchestra.
Study score, accommpaniment arranged for piano.
Duration: approx. 18 min.
"Opus 47" -- Caption.
"This setting of the poem 'It was Christmas Day' by Arvo Turtiainen was commissioned by the ensemble of the Hungarian People's Army, who gave the premiere in Budapest on 15 October 1979. The original Finnish-language version was first performed in Helsinki in December 1980. The United Kingdom premiere (in English) was given by the Three Choirs Festival Chorus and BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Donald Hunt, on 27 August 1981 in Worcester Cathedral."
Physical description: 1score (52 p.) ; 25 cm.
Bryden Thomson collection.
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