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György Ligeti1923 - 2006

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Igeden földön

(Far from home)

based on texts by Bálint Balassa and folk poetry

for three-voiced female choir a capella

Created1945/1946
World premiere17. April 1971, Stockholm · Radio Chamber Choir · Eric Ericso, conductor
Duration04'00''
InstrumentationSMsA
MovementsI Siralmas nékem (Lament) (Bálint Balassa)
II Egy fekete holló (A dark raven) (Hungarian folk poetry)
III Vissza ne nézz (Once the forest) (Hungarian folk poetry) (canon)
IV Fujdogál a nyári szél (Summer sends a gentle breeze) (Slovakian folk poetry, Hungarian text by Béla Balász) (Engl.: Desmond Clayton)
PublisherSchott; Edition Musica Budapest

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