Carlos Drummond de Andrade Stories

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Duration 24:00
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2 Flutes
(flute II: flute/piccolo, alto flute)
2 Oboes
(Oboe II: Oboe/English horn
1 Bb clarinet
2 Bassoons
2 Horns in F
2 Trumpets in Bb (Mutes: fiber, cup, straight, harmon)
Violin I (6 players)
Violin II (6 players)
Viola (4 players)
Violoncello (4 players)
Contrabass (C ext., 2 players)

This work was commissioned by The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra for the debut performance on October 23rd, 2008, performed by The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and Dawn Upshaw. It was recorded on Winter Morning Walks. The poetry is by Carlos Drummond de Andrade, with English translations by Mark Strand.