L'amour de Loin (Opera in Five Acts Vocal Score). Composed by Kaija Saariaho (1952-). For Voice, Piano Accompaniment (Vocal Score). Music Sales America. Opera. 382 pages. Chester Music #CH61750. Published by Chester Music (HL.14017463).
ISBN 1480390526. Opera. 8.5x11 inches.
Saariaho's L'armour De Loin is an opera in five acts and was premiered in Salzburg in August 2000, with additional productions being staged at the theatre Bern in Switzerland. The story is based on the life of Prince of Bleye, one of the first great troubadours of the 12th century, and follows his glowing passion for a woman from the East of whom he has only heard is the central theme of the libretto. Libretto written by Amin Maalouf.
This is the Vocal Score of Saariaho's remarkable opera.