Litany, A

(1999)

by John Woolrich

Description
oboe and string orchestra
Duration
15
Genres
Solo Instruments with Orchestra, String Orchestra
First Performance
29.1.00, St Andrew's Hall, Norwich: Britten Sinfonia/Nicholas Daniel
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Programme Notes

A Litany is a transcription and recomposition of an oboe quintet which I wrote for Nicholas Daniel to play at the Leicester Festival in 1998. It lasts about quarter of an hour and is a mosaic of a couple of dozen very short pieces: laments, midnight chimes, chorales, nocturnes, fragments and echoes. It is music of darkness and stillness, sometimes on the edge of silence.

JW

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