Osvaldo Golijov
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Din (1998)
"This piece is a constellation of symbols, the most obviuos ones being the bells (whose meaning changes according to when and how we hear them), imaginary bells (the piano), and a XIIIth century motet, whose meaning is probably different for us now than it was for people then."
CATEGORYChamber [without voice]
INSTRUMENTATIONPiano, Bells and 4 instruments
WORLD PREMIERESpoleto USA Chamber Music Festival; 1998
WORLD PREMIERE PERFORMERSSt Lawrence String Quartet; Steven Prutsman, piano; Osvaldo Golijov and Todd Palmer, bells
COMMISSIONComissioned by the Spoleto USA Chamber Music Festival
SCORE AVAILABILITYScore available for sale. Parts available for sale.  [more info]
TEXTSAnonymous in Ladino and Spanish