Orpheus Lament

(2010) for trumpet and electronics (dur: 5:30)

Written for Erlend Aagaard-Nilsen and recorded by him on LAWO Classics

[PUBLISHER: composer]

For solo trumpet in C and electronics. It is based on a part of the cadenza from Blue Phrases, a Trumpet Concerto the composer wrote 2006/2007. Duration 05:40.

To get Euridice back from the Underworld, Oprheus has to sing to convince Hades to release his beloved. Surrounded by strange sounds from creatures, and reverberation from the large cave, he sings his sorrowful song.

It was first performed in Bergen in November the 13th 2010, at Avgarde by Erlend Aagaard-Nilsen.