When I woke

Turnage, M.-A. (2001) When I woke. [Composition]


For baritone and chamber orchestra, with text by Dylan Thomas, duration 13 minutes. In three movements: I) The Turn of Time (from Vision and Prayer); II) When I Woke; III) Lie Still, Sleep Becalmed. This work was commissioned as part of the 2001 Credit Suisse International Concert Series, and was premiered on 8 December 2004 by Gerald Finley (baritone) and the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Jurowski at the Royal Festival Hall, London. This performance was recorded and is available on the London Philharmonic label (LPO–0007), see https://www.lpo.org.uk/recordings-and-gifts/24-cd-turnage-scherzoid-evening-songs-etc.html. This recording is also now available on the London Philharmonic Orchestra's YouTube channel (see the video tab below).

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