Cantique des créatures
de St. François d’Assise
for soprano voice and flute
Swiss Composers Series
Ships from & sold by Editions Bim & The Brass Press
Unadorned, unaffected and therefore deeply moving
Unadorned, unaffected and therefore deeply moving, the Cantique des créatures de Saint François d’Assise (Song of the Creatures of St Francis of Assisi) called for a musical approach which observed its Franciscan spirit of extreme asceticism.
While the voice intones the prayer of St Francis, maintaining a sense of detachment at all times, the ornamentations of the flute conjure up, in turn, the sun, moon, wind, the natural elements, death...
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