Song for Betty

by Kaija Saariaho

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Kaija Saariaho

Song for Betty

Music Finland

Description

This work is an arrangement of the last movement from my opera L’amour de loin. It is an 80th birthday gift for Betty Freeman, who very generously supported the commission of the opera.

© Kaija Saariaho, Chester Music Ltd


Instrumentation

4333 4231 14 1, pno, str [pic, afl, oboe d'amour, ehn, str: 76543]


Category

Works for Orchestra or Large Ensemble


Premiere

Los Angeles Philharmonic, cond. Esa-Pekka Salonen, Los Angeles, May 18, 2001.


Commisioned by / dedications

Written for Betty Freeman's 80th birthday.


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