Spells Wilfrid Mellers

Spells cover
Text/libretto by
Kathleen Raine
Duration
24 mins
Composed
1960
Published
2005
Categories

Voice, accompanied Voice(s) & 4-7 Instruments

Instrumentation
1 Soprano, 1 Flute (=piccolo=alto flute), 1 Oboe (=Cor anglais), 1 Percussion, 1 Viola

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soprano, flute(=alto flute=piccolo), oboe(=cor anglais), viola, percussion

Programme note

A Northumbrian Sequence. Poems by Kathleen Raine.

Prologue
1. Love spell
2. Spell against sorrow
3. Spell to bring lost creatures home
4. Spell of creation
5. The Unloved
6. Amo ergo sum
Epilogue - Spell of safekeeping

Revised 2003.

Premiere
Pauline Lewis and members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, Pittsburgh, 1960