Incantatio

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Vykintas Baltakas

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Composer Vykintas Baltakas
Year of Composition 2019
Duration ca.10'
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Catalogue ID ce-vb1i1

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Lithuanian culture still has strong ties to its pagan roots. The text for Incantatio is based on a traditional curse against snake bites. This type of verse was pronounced backwards which provides an interesting structure, a fine challenge for a composer to rebuild its original meaning.

Commissioned by festival Musica Sacra Maastricht.

For Irene Kurka.