The poetic story of a Rose who's desperately in love with the Sun, and ready to die for it: "Men call me: Queen of the Gardens. But I'm your whore and your slave"
|Title||Prière de la Rose au Soleil (Prayer of the Rose to the Sun) for Soprano and String Quartet|
|Opus number||L56 (String Quartet n°4)|
|Instrumentation||Soprano voice and String Quartet (two Violins, Viola, Cello)|
|15 minutes (1 movement)|
|First performance||23 September 2017 in Paris|
|Publication date||14 January 2018 (revised edition)|
This piece was premiered on September 23rd in Paris, Temple du Luxembourg by Dorinel Marian-Bastide and the Quatuor Tega ensemble. The full text of this song can be found below in original French version. One can also refer to the english sub-titles of the video.
Pour toi j’ai grandi, ouvert mes pétales
Mais c’est Toi seul que j’aime éperdument
Quand l’hiver viendra, devenue cendre
|Performing Rights Society||
|Format||PDF Files to download|
|Pages||32 (full score) + 34 (parts) + 2 (cover)|