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A Padmore Cycle

A Padmore Cycle

Eleven pieces for tenor and piano

Texts by Hans Aschenwald and Alois Hotschnig


  • Instrumentation: tenor and piano
  • Language: German
  • Order No.: ED 13687
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description
Larcher’s original work for tenor and prepared piano is shaped closely around the text of short poems and fragments collected by the composer. Despite its fragmentary nature a continuum is created, each 'song' led seamlessly on to the next by a thread of sound.
Details
Auftragswerk : Auftragswerk des Festivals VIN-o-TON 2011
Binding: Saddle stitching
Content text: I Ich Schreibe (I will write)
II Almauftrieb (Transhumance)
III Hart Am Herz (Hard at Heart)
IV Familie Numero Drei (Family Numero Three)
V Hunger Nach Heimat Die Keine Mehr Ist (Hunger for a Homeland That No Longer is One)
VI Los Los (Come on, come on)
VII Ferdl (Freddy)
VIII "Und beim Weggehen schmilzt aus den Augen der Schnee" ("And as they leave, the snow melts from their eyes")
XI "Lange zögern die Steine" ("The stones hesitate for a long time")
X Dein Wort mein Blinderhund ("Your word is my guide dog")
XI "Der Körper des Vogels am Weg" ("The bird’s body on the path")
poems nr. 1-8 by Hans Aschenwals, poems nr. 9-11 by Alois Hotschnig. English translation by Tess Lewis.
Difficulty: difficult
ISMN: 979-0-2201-3485-2
Performance duration: 25'0"
Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London
UPC: 842819100690
Uraufführung : 14. Mai 2011 Margreid, Weingut Alois Lageder (I) Festival VIN-o-TON 2011 · Mark Padmore, Tenor; Thomas Larcher, Klavier
Year of composition: 2010-2011
instrumentation: 3(2.picc, 3.bfl).3(2.triangle, 3.ca).3(3.bcl & cbcl).3(c.cbsn)-4.3.3(2.sus cum, 3.tri).1(tam-tam)-timp.4perc(glsp, vib (with bow), xyl, marimba, tub bells, crotales, sus cym, Chinese cym, 4 tri, 3 tuned gongs, cowbell, s.d., lg b.d., roto-toms, Indian drum, sandblocks, wind machine, guiro, flexatone, 2 milk pans with cake fork, oil barrel-acc.hp.pno(prepared)-str(14.12.10.8.6 (Db 4-6 5 stings))
page number: 32
Performances
2019-10-01 | Amsterdam (Netherlands), Concertgebouw, Recital Hall — 20.15
2019-06-09 | Aldeburgh (United Kingdom), Snape Maltings Concert Hall — 14.30
2012-11-20 | Innsbruck (Austria), ORF
2012-09-02 | Cratfield (United Kingdom), St Mary\'s Cratfield — 15.00 h
2012-04-18 | Wien (Austria), Konzerthaus, Berio-Saal | national Premiere
2011-11-12 | London (United Kingdom), Wigmore Hall — A Portrait of Thomas Larcher | national Premiere
2011-05-20 | Wattens (Austria), Swarovski Kristallwelten | national Premiere
2011-05-14 | Margreid (Italy), Weingut Alois Lageder | World Premiere
Larcher’s original work for tenor and prepared piano is shaped closely around the text of short poems and fragments collected by the composer. Despite its fragmentary nature a continuum is created, each 'song' led seamlessly on to the next by a thread of sound.
Auftragswerk : Auftragswerk des Festivals VIN-o-TON 2011
Binding: Saddle stitching
Content text: I Ich Schreibe (I will write)
II Almauftrieb (Transhumance)
III Hart Am Herz (Hard at Heart)
IV Familie Numero Drei (Family Numero Three)
V Hunger Nach Heimat Die Keine Mehr Ist (Hunger for a Homeland That No Longer is One)
VI Los Los (Come on, come on)
VII Ferdl (Freddy)
VIII "Und beim Weggehen schmilzt aus den Augen der Schnee" ("And as they leave, the snow melts from their eyes")
XI "Lange zögern die Steine" ("The stones hesitate for a long time")
X Dein Wort mein Blinderhund ("Your word is my guide dog")
XI "Der Körper des Vogels am Weg" ("The bird’s body on the path")
poems nr. 1-8 by Hans Aschenwals, poems nr. 9-11 by Alois Hotschnig. English translation by Tess Lewis.
Difficulty: difficult
ISMN: 979-0-2201-3485-2
Performance duration: 25'0"
Publisher: Schott Music Ltd., London
UPC: 842819100690
Uraufführung : 14. Mai 2011 Margreid, Weingut Alois Lageder (I) Festival VIN-o-TON 2011 · Mark Padmore, Tenor; Thomas Larcher, Klavier
Year of composition: 2010-2011
instrumentation: 3(2.picc, 3.bfl).3(2.triangle, 3.ca).3(3.bcl & cbcl).3(c.cbsn)-4.3.3(2.sus cum, 3.tri).1(tam-tam)-timp.4perc(glsp, vib (with bow), xyl, marimba, tub bells, crotales, sus cym, Chinese cym, 4 tri, 3 tuned gongs, cowbell, s.d., lg b.d., roto-toms, Indian drum, sandblocks, wind machine, guiro, flexatone, 2 milk pans with cake fork, oil barrel-acc.hp.pno(prepared)-str(14.12.10.8.6 (Db 4-6 5 stings))
page number: 32
2019-10-01 | Amsterdam (Netherlands), Concertgebouw, Recital Hall — 20.15
2019-06-09 | Aldeburgh (United Kingdom), Snape Maltings Concert Hall — 14.30
2012-11-20 | Innsbruck (Austria), ORF
2012-09-02 | Cratfield (United Kingdom), St Mary\'s Cratfield — 15.00 h
2012-04-18 | Wien (Austria), Konzerthaus, Berio-Saal | national Premiere
2011-11-12 | London (United Kingdom), Wigmore Hall — A Portrait of Thomas Larcher | national Premiere
2011-05-20 | Wattens (Austria), Swarovski Kristallwelten | national Premiere
2011-05-14 | Margreid (Italy), Weingut Alois Lageder | World Premiere