Masks

(1969)

by Oliver Knussen

Description
Solo flute with glass chimes ad lib
Duration
8
Genres
Flute/Piccolo
First Performance
January 1970, Northwestern University: Marjorie Shansky
Availability

Score 0-571-51106-6 on sale

Programme Notes

Masks is on the one hand an attempt at exploring differentiated musical characters within a single-line medium, and on the other had a dramatic miniature enacted by the flautist.

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‘Masks is a dramatic, arresting and ingenious compostion in which the soloist’s positions and perambulations as well as his notes are indicated’. Read more

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