evergreen

19 singers, slightly distorted piano and orchestra
CoMa/Musik i Syds commission for ISCM World Music Days 2009
First perf. Växjö Concert hall 30/9 2009
Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Denmark Radio Vocal Ensemble, cond: Thomas Söndergard

evergreen is a reflection of man’s yearning for immortality. 
I got the idea laying on the examination bench, as voluntary participant in a global medical research study. The text consists solely of medical terms that can draw parallels to the Western – the so-called civilized –  world´s conceitedness and high blood pressure. 
Thanks to the research nurse Lilian Alnäs
Interview about the piece here

DR Vokalensemblet, Malmö Symphony Orchestra

Cond: T. Söndergaard

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 - with intro by speaker Per Lindqvist

short extract from the piece: the blues, status of lipids…

 

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16 april, 2010