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Cathedrals of flame

Sheet Music: Score

Cathedrals of flame : three pieces for solo piano / May Howlett.

by May Howlett (2009)

  • Sales Availability: We expect this item to be back in stock and available for purchase on 29 Jan 2018.
  • Library Availability: 786.2/HOW 2 — Reference (not for loan) copy only
  • Instrumentation: Piano.

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Product details

In summer, the Australian sears the landscape tinder dry, the cicada sings, and the bush becomes a Cathedral of Flames. A Salute to the Sun, and an elegy for those who fought and those who suffered loss in the flames.

Published by: Wirripang [979 0 720101 35 4] — 1 score (22p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced — Virtuosic; great technical facility required

Duration: 12 mins

Contents note:

1. Corona – a halo for the sun (2 min., 30 sec.) -- 2. A cicada’s hymn to the sun (1 min., 30 sec.) -- 3. Cathedrals of flame (6 min.).

First performance by Alessandra Garosi — 6 Nov 11. Utzon Hall, Sydney Opera House

Includes brief programme note and biographical notes on composer.

The composer notes:

The style is what might be termed Modern Impressionism; it aims at an abstraction of flame, heat and grief.

Typeset edition.

ISBN: 979 0 720101 35 4

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