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Pipe Dreams (Instrumental Solo/Orchestra/Score)

Carl Vine

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Composed for Emmanuel Pahud and the Australian Chamber Orchestra, this mesmerizing 14-minute concerto for flute and strings from 2003 has also been recorded by Sharon Bezaly on BIS. Pipe Dreams follows one of Vine’s preferred architectures: a single movement with three sections in the classic ‘moderate-slow-fast’ form. Although the solo lines are unashamedly virtuosic, the composer states that his intention was ‘not to dazzle but to explore as much dreaminess as possible, filtered through the wilfulness of a metal pipe which believes it has no limits’

‘A haunting central passage provided a satisfying emotional counterweight to the scintillating brilliance of the outer sections.’
The Australian (Murray Black), 19 October 2009

Publisher: Faber Music

ISBN: 0571523919

Item Code: 0571523919

Price: £8.99
Availability:In stock Territory restrictions apply, see Add. Info

Genre(s): Contemporary

Score/Parts: Score

Territories: Item available Worldwide

Instruments:
  • Flute
  • Strings