ALLAN PETTERSSON (1911-1980): Vox Humana for Soloists, Choir and String Orchestra, 6 Songs (arr. string orchestra and harp Staffan Storm [b.1964]).
Catalogue Number: 01V054
Reference: 999 286-2
Description: Written in 1971, between the 12th and 13th symphonies, this 51-minute cantata from 1971 sets texts by eight South American poets which deal with oppression, death, protest and daily peasant life but in a much simpler, relative angst-free and rather unpretentious style. Swedish-English texts. Kristina Hellgren (soprano), Anna Grevelius (alto), Conny Thimander (tenor), Jakob Högström (baritone - Songs), Musica Vitae, Ensemble SYD; Daniel Hansson.