on again / retell | 2013
Introduction

on again / retell is a collection of seven miniatures for soprano and cello on four ultra-short poems, both in English and French, by the Irish playwright, novelist and poet Samuel Beckett (1906-1989). The collection consists of an introduction and three variations, two canonic intermezzos and an epilogue. on again / retell could be considered a small study in fragmentation, imitation and ostinato.


List of works



Instrumentation

    soprano

    cello

Duration

    ca. 7’

Texts

    Samuel Beckett


Score sample