Simon Bode

Simon Bode : Kubla Khan 1

Kubla Khan or, A Vision in a Dream.
Poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Music by Dmitri N. Smirnov, Elena Firsova, & Alissa Firsova. Pictures by Philip Firsov. Dedicated to Sofia Gubaidulina. Premiere 12 November 2011 in Hannover
Simon Bode, tenor, Elsbeth Moser, bajan, Grzegorz Kotow, violin, Reynard Rott, cello. Commissioned by Hannoverischen Gesellschaft fur Neue Musik


Part I

1. The Brocken Vision (D. Smirnov)
2. The Pleasure Dom (E. Firsova)

Part II

3. Down the Green Hill (D. Smirnov)
4. The Shadow of the Dome of Pleasure (E. Firsova)
5. A Damsel with a Dulcimer (A. Filsova)