Composition database

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Title of the work

The Life of Mary - 11 Songs to Poems by R. M. Rilke


Original / Hungarian title
Mária élete - 11 dal R. M. Rilke verseire
Foreign language / English title
The Life of Mary - 11 Songs to Poems by R. M. Rilke
Year of composition

Solo voice(s) with solo instrument(s)
Number of players
S., pf.
Movements, parts
1. Mária születése / The birth of Mary
2. Angyali üdvözlet / The Angels´ Greeting
3. Mária látogatása / The visitation of Mary
4. József aggodalma / The grief of Joseph
5. Krisztus születése / The birth of Christ
6. A pásztorok látogatása / The visit of the Sheperds
7. Pihenő az egyiptomi meneküléskor / Rest during the flight to Egypt
8. A kánai menyegző / The wedding in Canaan
9. A passió előtt / Before the Passion
10. Pietà
11. Mária halála / Death of Mary

RILKE, Rainer Maria
Publisher / Source