Figurer i ett Landskap/ Figures in a Landscape


Song cycle for Radio. For 10 singers/artists from different singing and speaking traditions. Commissioned by the Swedish Broadcasting union. Composed in 1996 and 1997. First performance in 1997.

Example of "Virtual a capella"

CD Booklet - describing the unusal compositional method

Texts by Ingamaj Beck

Piano on The Stone Oak: Mårten Landström

Soundtechnicians: Maurice Mogard and Anders Hörling

Producer at Swedish Broadcasting Union: Sven-Åke Landström

Recorded at St. Johns Church, Stockholm; at EMS, Stockholm; at studio Området, Stockholm

• The Man with The Scythe was chosen to represent contemporary music on the CD accompanying the year book from Swedish Radio, 1998.


ARTISTS/SINGERS and Parts in the work

1. Introitus (all) La poetessa: Ingamaj Beck

2. Stenens Hjärta/The Stone Oak: Dalila da Silva Costa

3. Klätterbaronen/The Climbing Baron: MA Numminen

4. Grottbjörnen/The Cave Bear: Karl-Magnus Fredriksson

5. Budbäraren/The Messenger: Lisa Gustavsson

6. Steneken/The Stone Oak: Erik Saedén

7. Burfågeln/The Caged Bird: Marika Lagercrantz

8. Ariel: Jörgen Lantz

9. Mannen med Lien/The Man with the Scythe: Rogelio de Badajoz Duran

10. Berget/The Mountain: Carl Unander-Scharin

11. Laudes (all)


 Audio Samples


Pressklipp (in Swedish)


 Presscuts


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