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dedicated to Hubert and Annie Van Hauwermeiren

Opus 124

History

  • Song on a text by Björn Van Hauwermeiren, the son of Hubert and Annie Van Hauwermeiren.
  • Completed on 25 April 1994 in Woluwe.
  • The first performance of this work only took place on October 5, 2006 in the Rode Pomp in Ghent. The performers were the Kandinsky String Quartet and soprano "O.".[1]
  • See also Legley's foreword to this work.

Music

  • instrumentation: middle voice[2] and string quartet[3]
  • text incipit: Je bent evenveel verlicht als je van het licht weggaat en loslaat [You are as much enlightened as you are when you step away from the light and let go]
  • tempo: Adagio
  • time signature: 4/4
  • key: d ♭ major
  • duration: ca. 4'20"
    Legley 124.jpg

Sources

  • autograph: Royal Conservatory Brussels (B-Bc), shelf number BV-03-4083
  • first edition (score and parts): CeBeDeM, Brussels, 2008[4]

Notes

  1. Nieuwe Vlaamse Muziek Revue - tijdingenvanderodepomp, volume 14 / no 4 - 2006; August 2006, p.22.
  2. Thus in the first edition, not specified in the autograph.
  3. 2 violins, viola and cello.
  4. De Roeck (p.576) gives 1994 as year of publication, which is contradicted by the first edition.