Nocturne : for violin and piano
by Wendy Hiscocks (2007)
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Library shelf no. CD 2212 [Not for loan]
The Nocturne was originally conceived as a contrasting companion
piece for a livelier and more complex work called The Flame. Both
works are inspired by the writings of Rabindranath Tagore and the
listener will discern the influence of classical Indian raga from
time to time. The Nocturne though, is substantial enough to be
Its structure mirrors the layout of Tagore's poem with its repeated refrain Bird, O my bird, listen to me, do not close your wings corresponding with a repeated musical refrain creating a loose rondo-like form.
Instrumentation: Violin, piano.
Duration: 8 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — AMEB L.Mus.
- In the form/style of: Nocturnes
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