Songs of War & Peace

2020

Recorder & String Quartet

ca. 25'

A suite in 5 movements for recorder and string quartet based on Bohemian, German, and Dutch folksongs from the Thirty Year's War.

Written for Peter Holtslag and the Bennewitz Quartet

I. Battaglia
II. Fantasia super 'Dunkle Wolke'
III. Scherzo: Grimmig Tod & Heilig Kind
IV. Es ist ein Schnitter der heisst Tod
V. Elegia