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Balogh Máté: Young Wives' Song

for solo female voice

Words by József Attila
Translated by N. Kiss Zsuzsa
Zasedba: Vocal
Serija: EMB Contemporary Music
Zvrst: Contemporary Hungarian Works
Obdobje: Contemporary Music
Jezik: Hungarian, English
Trajanje: ca 5'
Število strani: 8 strani
Format: A/4
Leto izdaje: November 2016
Založba: Universal Music Publishing Editio Musica Budapest
Številka artikla: 15068
ISMN: 9790080150689
The Young Wives' Song, written in 1925 by Attila Jozsef (1905-1937) is a poem I found accidentally in the summer of 2010. It struck me on reading it that it can have two different meanings: a positive and a tragic resonance. By employing different singing techniques, I compiled and set to music the lines of verse, so that sometimes one meaning, sometimes the other comes to the fore. I was just 20 when I wrote the piece, just as Attila Jozsef was when he wrote the poem.(Mate Balogh).

The full duration of the song is approximately 5 minutes. It was premiered by Boglárka Terray on 2 October 2010, in Budapest.

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