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Carmina Burana


By Carl Orff

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Score. Composed by Carl Orff (1895-1982). This edition: Paperback/Soft Cover. Sheet music. Edition Schott. Classical. Conductor's score. Composed 1936. 172 pages. Duration 65'. Schott Music #ED85. Published by Schott Music (HL.49008056).

Item Number: HL.49008056

ISBN 9783795797447. 11.0x14.5x0.506 inches. Latin - Middle High German - Old French.

Carmina Burana, first performed in 1937, is based on an important collection of thirteenth-century poems found in the monastery of Benediktbeuren. Carl Orff made selections from this collection and in robust and delicate musical colors painted a manifold picture of life. "Everything I have written up to now, and which you have unfortunately printed, you can shred into pulp. My collected works begin with 'Carmina Burana'." Carl Orff wrote to his publisher after the premiere. And so it was that his work caused a sensation in the whole world and continues to delight people of all cultures. The 'Carmina Burana' are written for solo singers, chorus and orchestra. Full score.

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