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Work

1995
Duration:
04' 00"

Samples

application/pdf,90k Score (90k) pages 1 - 2© John Rimmer

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Programme Note

Flashes of Iridescence was composed in 1995 and first performed by the New Zealand pianist Margaret Lion at Morley College, London on 14 November 1995.

This short piece is a birthday offering for Douglas Lilburn’s 80th birthday and is based on a fragment of Lilburn’s Sonatina 2. For his piece Lilburn drew inspiration from the interior colours of the New Zealand paua shell which in a letter to the pianist Barry Margan, he described as ‘flashes of iridescence’.

Difficulty:
Intermediate
Dedication:
An 80th Birthday offering for Douglas Lilburn

Related Works

Iridescent Shells   John Rimmer 

Performance History

World Premiere for P: Flashes of Iridescence; Lion 141195 14 Nov 1995 Performed by Margaret Lion at Morley College, in London.

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