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The Door

for chamber octet

Year:  2011   ·  Duration:  5m
Instrumentation:  flute, oboe, bass clarinet, baritone saxophone, piano, violin, viola, cello

Year:  2011
Duration:  5m
Instrumentation  flute, oboe, bass clarinet,...

Samuel Gray

Composer:   Samuel Gray

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The Door justaposes living conditions under two very different types of regime. It opens with an idyll, quoting a Mozartian motif of personal significance to the composer, and segues to a totalitarian state.

Commissioned note

Written for Ensemble Mosaik

Difficulty note

intermediate to advanced

Text note

Includes musical quote from the aria Soave Sia Il Vento from W. A. Mozart's Cosí Fan Tutte

Performance history

08 Jul 2011: Performed by Ensemble Mosaik at Parish Hall in Viitasaari, Finland