Rafales
For solo oboe

Jérôme Blais
Composition Date: 2007
Duration: 00:08:00
Genre: Woodwinds, Solo / Ensemble, Oboe / English Horn

Instrumentation:

Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Oboe
Programme Note:
This piece is about one of the things that struck me the most when I arrived in Halifax, in 2004: wind. I then discovered aspects of wind I never suspected: wind that blows for ever: during the summer, wind from the south colder than wind from the north; combination of fog and wind (where I come from, fog is always still, wind sweeps it away); wind that carries the sound of boat horns but prevents birds from singing for days: wind that blurs everything in your head... I always loved wind, but after arriving here, at some point, I hated it.
Finally, I learned to appreciate it, and now wind is just part of my life.
Suzanne Lemieux is a wonderful performer. I would like to thank her for commissioning and premiering this work.
I hope my gusts of rambling will not drive her crazy...

Premiere Information:
Création: le 3 juin 2007 Lieu: Sir James Dunn Theatre (Halifax), dans le cadre du Scotia Fetival of Music Interprète: Suzanne Lemieux

CATALOGUE INFO:

  • Call Number:
  • MI 5112 B6355raf
  • Genre:
  • Woodwinds, Solo / Ensemble, Oboe / English Horn
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • August 27, 2008
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • 1 score (ii, 2 p.); 43 cm
    2 Pages
    Height: 43 cm
    Width: 28 cm
  • Additional Information:
  • Pour hautbois solo
    Contient des indications d'interprétation
    Pièce commandée par Suzanne Lemieux et lui est dédiée
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