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small blue

for piano

Year:  1998   ·  Duration:  5m

Year:  1998
Duration:  5m

Films, Audio & Samples

Sample Score

Sample: Half of page 1

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small blue was written in memory of Sir Michael Tippett, who died in 1998. A simple tolling bell ostinato provides the base for a repeated blues motif, echoed by poignant fragments of whistling and knocking on the piano. (From Atoll A9806)

Dedication note

Written in memory of Sir Michael Tippett

Performance history

15 Mar 2008: Performed by Charlotte Rose (piano) as part of Stations of the Cross at Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland

Performed by Dan Poynton