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quiet birds in circled flight

for solo violin

Year:  2022   ·  Duration:  4m

Year:  2022
Duration:  4m

Composer:   Helen Bowater

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Sample Score

Sample: first three systems

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A short piece of elegiac and meditative character, Quiet Birds in Circled Flight was my response to the death of Lyell Cresswell — a magnificent and quirky composer dear to many of us. The oscillating ostinato presents a meditative foil and still centre for this direct and reflective lament.

Dedication note

for L.C.