Quatre Sonnets à Cassandre
(Four Sonnets to Cassandra)

Year of composition

1921

Duration

12'

Scored for

mezzo-soprano, flute, viola and cello

Publication information

Hug Musikverlage (GH 8527) & (GH 8527-30)

Text(s)

Pierre de Ronsard (1524-1585)

Premiere

World premiere: Geneva 7 April 1923. AMS Festival: Colette Wyss, mezzo; Frank Martin, conductor

Recordings (selective list)

  • Ursula Mayer-Reinach, mezzo-soprano
    Amir Sella, flute
    Gad Lewertoff, alto
    Naomi Enoch, cello
    GALLO CD-633 ℗ + © 1991 (FMS182)

  • Olga Cerna, mezzosoprano
    Chamber Ensemble Variace
    Pro Helvetia OSA V+M 003 ℗ + © 2004 (FMS088)

  • The Britten-Pears Ensemble
    ASV CD DCA 1010 ℗ + © 1997 (FMS118)

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