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Peter Bruun

Miki Alone - Seven songs for a mad woman


Figura Ensemble
Helene Gjerris, mezzo soprano

Peter Bruun, composer

About:
The Danish composer Peter Bruun has won Nordic Councils Music Prize 2008 for his music drama Miki Alone, which was staged at Den Anden Opera in 2002. It's a contemporary music drama about a modern yet mad woman's life in a circus kitchen. The CD recording is now available at Dacapo. It contains the staging's seven songs sung by Helene Gjerris, that kan be heard as a portrayal of the mad woman through her inner thoughts and emotions. The lyrics are by the poet Ursula Andkjær Olsen and accompaniment is by the Figura Ensemble.

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Miki Alone
Seven songs for a mad woman (2002-04)
1

No. 1, Introduction

3:30 Play $1.40
2

No. 2, Spring

5:50 Play $2.10
3

No. 3, Svanesø

6:14 Play $2.10
4

No. 4, Kast

6:28 Play $2.10
5

No. 5, Festen

4:45 Play $1.40
6

No. 6, Syndflod

4:13 Play $1.40
7

No. 7, Sorgen

7:49 Play $2.10
8

No. 8, Vuggesang

3:39 Play $1.40
Total playing time  42 minutes

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Recorded at Mantziusgården autumn 2004 by Jens Hørsving
Producers: Thomas Søndergaard, Peter Bruun and Jens Hørsving
Editing and mastering: Jens Hørsving

Cover picture: Michael Altschul/Visuel Media
Graphic design: Filippa Berglund

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Mika Alone was staged at Den Anden Opera, Copenhagen, autumn 2002.

Label: Dacapo

Format: CD

Catalogue Number: 8.226555

Barcode: 636943655528

Release Date: October 2008

Period: 21st Century

Digital booklet (pdf) available for download customers


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