Three songs (2007)

for female voice, guitar and cello, duration 10’30”

commissioned by Jyrki Myllärinen and “Ja kitara soi” -guitar festival

premiered 2007 in Lappeenranta

  1. A girl (text: Kari Aronpuro) 3’30”
  2. A small ode (text: Ilpo Tiihonen) 5′
  3. Afternoon (text: Leif Färding) 2′

sample pages

buy score and parts here

The theme of the suite is growth of a young woman. The rough tones of the first song give way in the second to beautiful, lyrical lines, and the last one is full of sunny, light joie-de-vivre.

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