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Notti bianche d'amore

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Notti bianche d'amore : for bass flute and tubular bells / Katia Tiutiunnik.

by Katia Tiutiunnik (2015)

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Notti Bianche d'Amore (Italian for "White Nights of Love") for bass flute and tubular bells (2015) and the original version for contrabass flute and tubular bells (2014) are loosely based upon my previous composition, White Night for solo viola, which, in turn, is a transcription of the final piece of my cycle Who is like God?: A Cycle of Four Works For Violoncello. All four compositions comprise originally composed melodies reminiscent of Jewish music of the Eastern European ("Ashkenazi") tradition. These melodies were directly inspired by various transcendent states of ecstasy I experienced during the many "White Nights"(Beliye Nochi) I spent on the rivers and canals of Saint-Petersburg, Russia during my sojourn there in June 2006. (The nature of the "White Nights" can be explained by the geographical location of Saint- Petersburg, which is located at 59 degrees 57' north. Due to such high latitude the sun does not appear to sink below the horizon deep enough for any darkness to occur.) It was while surrendering to one these mystical states-brought on, largely, by the sublime beauty of Saint-Petersburg enshrined, like a precious jewel, in the white summer night-that the melody of White Night came to me. It was at that point that I felt closest to God.

The tubular bells in Notti Bianche d'Amore are intended as symbols of spiritual transcendence, due to the mystical connotations of the bell in Russia and beyond. The Russian composer Alexander Scriabin-whose music has always been a great source of inspiration for me-was intrigued by the mystical aspect of Russian bells. The sound of a bell, because of its broad harmonic spectrum, demonstrates multiplicity in unity-hence, the association of bells with the realm of the divine. Temples, shrines, or churches without bells in some form are almost non-existent, anywhere in the world. Religious services utilise their sound as a means of producing heaven on earth.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 set of 2 performance parts (6p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced

Duration: 4 min.

Dedicated to Roberto Fabbriciani, Alice Bennett, Iwona Glinka

The composer notes the following subjects, styles, influences etc associated with this work:
Askenazi Jewish music, Arab music, Russian muisc

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