Evening songs

Turnage, M.-A. (1998) Evening songs. [Composition]


For orchestra, duration 18 minutes. In three movements: I) Almost Dreaming; 2) In the Half Light; 3) Still Sleeping. Movement 3 was written for Mark Gooding and the Ealing Youth Orchestra who gave it's first performance at the Royal Festival Hall in London on 3 April 1998. The three movements were performed together for the first time on 2 January 2000 by the NDR-Sinfonieorchester conducted by Christoph Eschenbach in the Musikhalle, Hamburg. A live recording is available by the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Jurowski on LPO Recordings (LPO–0007) see https://www.lpo.org.uk/recordings-and-gifts/24-cd-turnage-scherzoid-evening-songs-etc.html. This recording is also available on the LPO's YouTube channel, see the video tab below. Movement 3 'Still Sleeping' is available separately, for more details see https://researchonline.rcm.ac.uk/id/eprint/1955/.

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