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Magnificat 3 : for soprano, flute, cello and piano / Jennifer Fowler.
by Jennifer Fowler (2013)
Magnificat 3 is a setting in Latin of the text which has inspired many composers through the centuries. The words don't just express a unique event, but describe the emotions of any woman who finds she is nurturing a new life: awe, doubt, terror. Amazement. Joy. As such, the text has obvious attractions for a woman composer.
Musically, I have tried to reflect these emotions. Some sections and phrases which begin with a centred inward circling, open out into greater exuberance. The reverse also happens. The music progresses in waves - either opening out, or withdrawing inward.
The piece is scored for soprano, flute, cello and piano: instruments which all produce sound in different ways. I have taken the chance to explore all the possible combinations of trios, duos and so on. Each instrument also has an extended solo, beginning with the soprano........
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (23p. -- A4 (portrait))
Duration: 16 mins
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