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Samuel, Rhian: Scenes from an Aria. Rental

1996 [12′]
Full score and instrumental parts

Ref: HL317 ISMN: 9790220219092 Categories: , , , By:

Description

Duration: 12 minutes
For solo oboe, two horns, marimba and strings

Commissioned by the Presteigne Festival with funds from the Arts Council of Wales
1st perf: Ruth Scott (ob), Jane Hanna, Richard Bourn (hns), Christopher Brannick (mar),
Presteigne Festival Orchestra, George Vass (cond), St Andrew’s Church, Presteigne, 29 August 1996

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… a warmly lyrical piece where a solo oboe gradually succumbs to the blandishments of a persuasive orchestra to combine in a gorgeously sentimental melodic conclusion, no sooner arrived at than tantalisingly left.
Christopher Morley, The Birmingham Post, 31 August 1996
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