David Lang

the little match girl passion (2007) 35'

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

4 voices (SATB) each playing simple percussion

Carnegie Hall Corporation and The Perth Theater and Concert Hall for Paul Hillier and Theatre of Voices

Program Note Libretto Video rent music

first performance:

27 October 2007, Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

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

also available for SATB chorus playing simple percussion.


instruments: Percussion, Voice