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When I was a bird

for solo soprano saxophone

  ·  Duration:  3m 50s

Duration:  3m 50s

Composer:   Michelle Velvin

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Michelle Velvin: When I was...

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When I was a bird is inspired by the poem of the same name by Katherine Mansfield. It was first performed at the International Melbourne Saxophone Festival, June 2019 by Genevieve Davidson, in a programme based on the idea of the unifying and universal influence of birds and birdsong in compositions for saxophone.

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Commissioned by Genevieve Davidson