Song for Betty

by Kaija Saariaho

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Kaija Saariaho

Song for Betty

Chester Music


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


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


Works for Orchestra or Large Ensemble


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

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Written for Betty Freeman's 80th birthday.

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