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Sorrow (Skumjas)
3 Songs for Women's Choir a cappella Sheet Music Book
By Peteris Vasks

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SSAA a cappella Women's Choir (SSAA ACAPELL) - intermediate
3 Songs for Women's Choir a cappella. Composed by Peteris Vasks (1946-). This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. Choral. Classical. Softcover. Composed 1978-1988/1991. 16 pages. Duration 9'. Schott Music #C53590. Published by Schott Music (HL.49017959).

Item Number: HL.49017959

ISBN 9790001170024. 7.5x11.0x0.042 inches. Latvian.

Peteris Vasks' strong attachment to his Latvian home country shows particularly in his choral music. Nature, customs and traditions as well as the idea of freedom are the central themes of the texts he sets to music, while carefully using modern techniques of choral singing as well. Alternating with traditional, even archaic singing, the music creates a multi-faceted, immediately effective sound image in the listener's mind.These three songs for female choir centre on the themes of man, nature and transience, and home in aphoristic brevity. Vasks wrote music on these folk poems which contains downright rewarding tasks for the choir and opens up a fascinating world of sound to the listener.

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