Earth’s Burden – for solo soprano and orchestra

Duration: 10'
Instrumentation: S 1121 2000 ar archi
Composed in: 1967

This is a series of five songs for soprano voice and piano – Ogrody dzieciństwa / Martwa natura / Narodziny liryki / Jeszcze kilka pieśni / Od liści po obłoki – composed for the lyrics of Włodzimierz Słobodnik. Uniform music and the texture matching technical possibilities are characteristic forthis piece. Originally the piece was composed for soprano voice and piano (1961).