Earth’s Burden – for solo soprano and piano

Duration: 10'
Instrumentation: S pft
Composed in: 1961

This is a series of five songs for soprano voice and piano – Ogrody dzieciÅ„stwa / Martwa natura / Narodziny liryki / Jeszcze kilka pieÅ›ni / Od liÅ›ci po obÅ‚oki – composed for the lyrics of WÅ‚odzimierz SÅ‚obodnik. Uniform music and the texture matching technical possibilities are characteristic for this piece. The second version of this composition was transcripted for solo soprano and orchestra (1967).