Against the dying of the light : for solo flute and chamber orchestra
by Nicholas Vines (2001)
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From the CD Selected works, volume 1
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Instrumentation: Solo flute, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B flat, 2 bassoons, 2 horns in F, trumpet in B flat, tenor trombone, piano, strings.
Duration: 20 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Tertiary student
Dedication note: Dedicated to Peter Platt. In Memoriam Professor Sir Peter Platt
Commission note: Commissioned by Megan Hobbs.
Against the dying of the light is influenced by Dylan Thomas's Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night and uses source material from Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto.
Program note: Nicholas Vines' "Against the dying of the light"
by Nicholas Vines
- In the form/style of: Passacaglias
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