KSS36 Cinque Sonetti di Michelagniolo Buonarroti

Piece details

  • Written for: Voice(s) and Orchestra
  • Instruments: 1 1 1 1/-/pno bar/2 2 2 2 1
  • Date composed: 1923
  • Approximate duration (minutes): 12
  • Manuscript pages: 40
  • Manuscript location: Sorabji Archive
  • Comments: A short piece for baritone and small orchestra based on texts by Michelangelo. An edition of the parts may also be obtained from Prof. Paul Rapoport.
    I “Tu sa”
    II “Non so”
    III “A che”
    IV “Veggio”
    V “Se nel volto”

Editions available from the Sorabji Archive

  • Critical edition (full score) (Marc-André Roberge), A3L. 92 pages.
    Price: £26 (paper), £10 (pdf)
    Right-click to download high resolution sample page: PDF PNG
  • Critical edition (score and parts) (Marc-André Roberge), A3L. 132 pages.
    Price: £POA (paper), £15 (pdf)
  • Manuscript, A3L. 40 pages.
    Price: £13 (paper), £5 (pdf)
    Right-click to download high resolution sample page: PDF PNG

Not yet recorded

Performances

  • 02/02/1980 Henry Ingram (tenor), New Music Concerts Ensemble (Toronto) (instrumental ensemble), Robert Aitken (conductor)
    Walter Hall, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    New Music Concerts

Broadcasts etc.

  • 10/08/1980 Henry Ingram (tenor), Robert Aitken (conductor), New Music Concerts Ensemble (Toronto) (instrumental ensemble)
    CBC (radio), Toronto, Canada [broadcast of recording]
  • 25/08/1982 Henry Ingram (tenor), Robert Aitken (conductor), New Music Concerts Ensemble (Toronto) (instrumental ensemble)
    WUHY (later WHYY) (radio), Philadelphia PA, USA [broadcast of recording]
    90th birthday tribute
  • 26/07/1988 Henry Ingram (tenor), Robert Aitken (conductor), New Music Concerts Ensemble (Toronto) (instrumental ensemble) [extract]
    Cleveland Lodge (home of Lady Susi Jeans), Dorking, UK [recording]
    Organists’ Summer School: Illustrated Lecture
  • 27/02/1991 Henry Ingram (tenor), Robert Aitken (conductor), New Music Concerts Ensemble (Toronto) (instrumental ensemble) [extract]
    Lecture Room A, Music Faculty, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK [recording]
    Oxford University Contemporary Music Group, Illustrated Lecture (Alistair Hinton)