New Gates

by Kaija Saariaho

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Kaija Saariaho

New Gates

Music Finland

Description

New Gates is an adaptation for flute, harp, and viola of the movement Gates in the dance work Maa (Earth, 1991), originally for flute, harpsichord and cello. The musical material is nearly the same, apart from intrument-specific changes.

© Risto Nieminen

translated by © Jaakko Mäntyjärvi


Instrumentation

fl, vla, hp


Category

Chamber Works


Premiere

Sabeth Trio (Matthias Ebner, flute, Sarah O'Brien, harp, Markus Wieser, viola), Tage für neue Musik, Stuttgart, February 2, 1997.


Commisioned by / dedications

Commissioned by the Sabeth Trio.


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