Legend : for clarinet and piano
by Miriam Hyde (1982)
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On the tide : Australian music for clarinet & piano / Philippa Robinson, clarinet, Josephine Allan, piano.
Library shelf no. CD 377 [Available for loan]
Legend is based on a Maori myth about the creation of New Zealand's North Island. Maui, the youngest of five sons, was given a magic jawbone belonging to his grandmother. One night, with a fishhook made from this bone, he caught a huge fish. After a great struggle he hauled his catch to the surface, and it became the North Island. The clarinet cadenza represents the casting of the line.
Instrumentation: Clarinet, piano.
Duration: 6 min.
Difficulty: Medium — AMEB grade 7.
Dedication note: Dedicated to Gabor Reeves
- Has as subject/About: Mythology
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