A short dream-vision song, Die Aussicht was written for a Hölderlin celebration in Italy. The text is from Hölderlin's later period, when the poet had already succumbed to mental illness.
© Risto Nieminen, 1996
translated by © Jaakko Mäntyjärvi Instrumentation
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Hölderlin Friedrich Johann (san.) Premiere
(a): Donatienne Michel-Dansac, soprano, Ensemble Europeo Antidogma, Santa Maria del Monastero, Manta, Italy, July 6, 1996, Fp (b): Pia Freund, soprano, Mikael Helasvuo, flute, Anssi Karttunen, cello, Tuija Hakkila, piano, Jakarta, Indonesia, October 18, 1998, Fp (c): Anu Komsi, soprano, Eva Tigerstedt, flute, Ulrike von Meier, harp, Piia Komsi, cello, Musica nova Helsinki, March 9, 2000.
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