Natalis Solis Invicti
Birthday of the Unconquered Sun

Afarin Mansouri
Composition Date: 2014
Duration: 00:07:00
Genre: Solo Voice, With Large Ensemble (10-20 Performers),

Instrumentation:

Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Soprano
  • 1 x Chamber orch.
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Programme Note:
“Natalis Solis Invicti” - “Birthday of Unconquered Sun” Love is translated to a musical motif as an awakening instrument for the world of existence. As an example of love, sunlight has made human praise many Sun Gods and Goddesses throughout history around the world including old Persia through Mystic Religion: Mithraism and Yalda Celebration. Rumi’s poetry is also a great example of love - or “Mahabbat” in Farsi- as an awakening tool: During our journey towards perfection, we all need the light of an unconquered sun to guide us. Jesus Christ was one of them. And there are so many…

Premiere Information:
5 Dec 2014, St. George Anglican Church, Toronto, ON
Presented by ICOT: Zorana Sadiq, soprano; ICOT Orchestra; Maziar Heidari, conductor

CATALOGUE INFO:

  • Call Number:
  • MV 1300 M289nat 2014
  • Genre:
  • Solo Voice, With Large Ensemble (10-20 Performers),
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • March 13, 2018
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • Score
    15 Pages
    Height: 30 cm
    Width: 23 cm
    Parts page count: 1
    15 Parts
  • Language Information
  • Main language: Latin
    Main language: Farsi
    Main language: English
  • Additional Information:
  • Instrumentation: soprano/1111/0200/perc/hp/1111

    Commissioned by: Iranian-Canadian Composers of Toronto (ICOT)



    Additional People:
    Jalâl al-Dîn Rûmi
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