La Morte Meditata (chamber version)

By Frederick Frahm. A moving work originally for organ after a poem by Giuseppe Ungaretti. This version is for string trio (violin, viola, and cello). 9″ duration in two sections. Full score and parts.

…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