Voetnoten bij de menselijke komedie

(Footnotes by the human comedy: Musings by Arnon Grunberg)

About the composition 

 

Voetnoten bij de menselijke komedie: Mijmeringen van Arnon Grunberg is based on Grunberg’s daily column in the newspaper de Volkskrant. The composition focusses on the central subjects in his columns: feelings of shame, civil liberties and the homo economicus.

 

Details

 

Year of composition:

2017 (revised 2019)

 

Duration:

16'

 

Text:

Arnon Grunberg

 

Instrumentation:

Mixed choir and symphony orchestra: 3333-4231 timp, 3perc, pf, str

 

Publisher:

Donemus

 

Performers:

Residentie Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Choir, Nicholas Collon (conductor), Paul Krämer (choir conductor) (2019)

Netherlands Radio Philharmonisch Orchesta, Netherlands Radio Choir, Karel Mark Chichon (conductor), Klaas Stok (choir conductor) (2017)

 

Commissioned by:

NTR ZaterdagMatinee