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Mein Leben ist nicht diese steile Stunde

for counter-tenor, two tenors, baritone and bass

Year:  2017

Year:  2017

David Hamilton

Composer:   David Hamilton

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Sample: pages 1-3

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The Book of Hours is a collection of poetry by the Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926). It established Rilke as a major religious poet in the neo-Romantic tradition. This text is from the opening section of the collection: The Book of Monastic Life.

Commissioned note

Written for Ensemble Nobiles, Leipzig, Germany

Text note

Text by Rainer Maria Rilke