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Opus Number40

Commissioned Tampering Festival 2015
Dedicated to Every person around the world suffering from incurable diseases
Category Orchestral music
Year 2015
Duration 7 min
Orchestration string orchestra
Availibility Music Finland

 

Program note

The name Infirmus means sick or weak in Latin, and that is what the piece is about: tinnitus, arrhythmia, headaches, bacteria and pain in every form: lingering, underlying or stinging. Also in this piece (as in my string quartet) I quote one of my earlier choral compositions to Psalm 22 with the theme for “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”. This piece is dedicated to every person around the world suffering from incurable diseases and what you would call “rare diseases” or non-acknowledged diseases such as for instance chronicle Lyme.


Infirmus –  Listen on Soundcloud


 

Performance

World premiere 22.8.2015 at Tampere Alexander Church