Existentie | 2012
Introduction
 
Existentie is a small song cycle for soprano and guitar on poems by the Dutch poet Adriaan Roland Holst (1888-1976). The cycle consists of the following miniature songs:
 
       I. Zulk een schone zaak 
      II. In gezelschap 
     III. Slotsom 
      IV. In gevaar 
       V. Avondkoelte

The poems deal with a melancholic and slightly embittered view on life and death. Existentie was written for DuoSuoni.
 
 
Instrumentation
 
    soprano

    guitar
 
Duration

    ca. 8
 
Texts
 
    Adriaan Roland Holst

First performance

    26 May 2013, Macharen (NL)
    Marleen de Bruijn (soprano)
    Hans Schepens (guitar)
 

Score sample