Haya!

Song to the Joy of Day

för dubbelkör/for SATB+SATB

Rehnqvist, Karin

An striking piece, suitable for the concert finale.

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Haya!

GE 11944

70,00 kr

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Product information

Description

Haya! - a song to celebrate each day.
"Lyrics" in the Haya language, invented by the composer. The work ends with a few whispered words of Native American poetry:
The morning star is up. I cross the mountains
in the light of the sea.

Version for double choir
Original version for one mixed choir: ed # GE 11918. Composed for the Eric Ericson Award 2009, to be the compulsory piece in the final.

Product specification

Poet

Rehnqvist, Karin

Voice parts

SATB+SATB

Duration

4

Tags

Kör, secular, SATB, a cappella, Medium, Advanced

Composer

Rehnqvist, Karin

One of the most frequently performed Swedish composers on the international scene, Karin Rehnqvist works in the borderland between folk music and art music. She has integrated the ancient female singing technique called ”kulning” (herding calls) into a deeply personal and unique tone language which has made her music an innovative contribution to the repertoire in the fields of chamber, orchestra and vocal music worldwide. In 2009, she was appointed the first female professor of composition at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and she was one of the founders of The Association of Swedish Women Composers.

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