La Morte Meditata

 

FH-77_Frederick_Frahm_organ_La_Morte_Meditata1by Frederick Frahm. A moving work for organ (mostly manuals) after a poem by Giuseppe Ungaretti. A 9″ piece in two sections, this music is designed for a modest two manual instrument.

…Quando m’avrai domato, dimmi:
Nella malinconia dei vivi
Volerà a lungo la mia ombra?…

…once you have conquered me, tell me:
among the sadness of the living
how long will my shadow fly?

Giuseppe Ungaretti, 1932