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Sonata for Flute and Piano
flute and piano
duration 12:00  © 1992 Faber Music
Available on the Tall Poppies CD Carl Vine: Chamber Music Volume 2
Available on the Tall Poppies CD Spinning
Available on the Overdressed Late Guy Productions CD Prevailing Winds
Available on the Koch Records CD Carl Vine: Sonata for Flute and Piano
Available on the Brian Bensing CD NEW

sample performed by Geoffrey Collins (flute) and David Miller (piano)
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Also see: Solos and Duos  
Program Note:

This sonata was designed to showcase both flute and piano as equal partners. The first movement uses continuous semiquavers to weave a chromatic melodic web, while the third (and final) movement uses the same device to create a driving rhythmic pulse. The central slow movement contrasts the flute's sinuous melodic ability against static ringing qualities of the piano.

This work was commissioned by 2MBS-FM Radio (Sydney) with financial assistance from the Performing Arts Board of the Australia Council. It was written for and dedicated to Geoffrey Collins.


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