David Lang

the little match girl passion – for chorus (2008) 35'

Text by David Lang (after H.C. Andersen, H.P. Paulli, Picander and Saint Matthew)

chamber choir, plus 4 voices (SATB) each playing simple percussion

the National Chamber Choir of Ireland

Program Note Libretto rent music

first performance:

20 November 2008, the National Chamber Choir of Ireland; Paul Hillier, conductor

libretto (English) by David Lang, after H.C. Andersen, H.P. Paulli, Picander and Saint Matthew

also available for SATB quartet playing simple percussion.