Vignettes For Flute & Oboe

Vignettes For Flute & Oboe

Instrumentation – flute & oboe/cor anglais (also arranged for flute & Bb clarinet)

Duration – c.30′

Written in Brighton 2013-2014

Movements:
I – Perpetuum Immobile
II – Copycat
III – Sprites
IV – Contours
V – Colloquies: Repartee
VI – Colloquies: Chinese Whispers
VII – Pulsations
VIII – Winter – A Monody
IX – Rounds
X – A Man Offguard
XI – The Boundary
XII – The Boundary
XIII – Perpetuum Mobile

 

Dedicated to my Nan, Doreen Joan Gavrielides. Inspired initially by Bartok’s 44 duos for violin, I had been drawn to the idea of writing suites of very short pieces for a long time. Many of the movements see a single melody divided between the two instruments.

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