Canti del Sole

Tenor and chamber ensemble (1983)

Texts from Baudelaire, Celan, Huchel, Montale, Wilfrid Owen, Quasimodo, Rimbaud, Sinisgalli, Dylan Thomas, Ungaretti, and an anonymous poet of the 12th century

fl( - cl(ebcl.bcl) - tpt - tbn - 2perc - pno - vn - va - vc - db


First Performance: 1983, San Diego, CA, SONOR - Conductor: Bernard Rands - Tenor: Paul Sperry


In Canti del Sole Rands has created an arresting, demanding work that shimmers, blazes, and startles.
— The Cleveland Plain Dealer

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