Lied aus der Ferne


Solo soprano, solo piano and large chamber ensemble (woodwinds, brass, guitars, 4 strings

UA: 28/11/1976, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Nederlands Blazers Ensemble; Lucia Meeuwsen, soprano; Geoffrey Madge, piano; Cond.: Lucas Vis

CD: “Woutertje Pieterse”, BVHAAST 9401/2 (the last track)

LIED AUS DER FERNE (Song from Afar) is a direct reflection on the fight of the Vietnamese people against American imperialist aggression.

Three wonderful lyric poems of Ho Chi Minh are surrounded by a jungle of music symbolizing that heroic fight.

You can download the score here: LiedausderFerne.pdf