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Les Nuits hallucinées

2008

Mezzo-soprano & orchestra

17 mn

I. Dans la nuit (8 mn) – poem by Henri Michaux

II. Rondel (2 mn) – poem by Tristan Corbière

III. Les Djinns (7 mn) – poem by Victor Hugo

• World premiere: 22/05/2008, Auditorium, Lyon (France) – Nora Gubisch (mezzo-soprano), Orchestra national de Lyon, Jun Märkl (cond.).

• Commissioned by the French State.

• Scoring: 3.2.3.3 – 4.3.3.0 3 – percussions, celesta, harp & strings.

• Publisher: Gérard Billaudot.

• CD “Les Nuits hallucinées” (Accord/Universal 476 4369).