Six Metamorphoses after Ovid, op. 49, by Benjamin Britten, Britten composed this work for solo oboe for the oboist Joy Boughton who premiered the piece. Benjamin Britten. Metamorphoses (6) after Ovid, for oboe solo, Op. Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Parts/Movements ↓; Appears On ↓. A gap of fifteen years separates the somewhat experimental exuberance of Temporal Variations from the assured mastery of the Six Metamorphoses after Ovid.
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Benjamin Britten was an enthusiastic composer of music for his close friends and colleagues, including solo works for cello, harp, and oboe. Master of the Oboe: Piano Concertorev. In the same year Britten composed six little pieces for solo oboe, to be performed by Joy Boughton daughter of the composer Rutland Boughton during the Aldeburgh Festival. The Complete Works for Oboe.
The site is also available in several languages. The fifth, marked lento piacevoleis meant to convey the act of staring at a reflection in a pool. Masters of the Oboe.
The characteristics of each Brittrn can therefore be fully represented through the performance. Benjamin Britten ‘s Six Metamorphoses for oboe solo, Op. Benjamin Britten Collector’s Edition.
However rich in tone, it is basically without extensive change in color throughout its two-and-a-half octave range bfitten is generally monophonic.
The four-part fourth metamorphosis reflects the atmosphere of a drunken feast or festival.
Homage to Paderewski Variations on an Elizabethan Theme Six Metamorphoses after Ovid Op. Britten has titled his Six Metaomrphoses After Ovid using names of the some of the legendary figures who appear in the great Roman poet’s work. The next real concert piece after the Metamorphoses would be the Sonata for cello and piano of Oboe – Solo and Accompanied. Home News Contacts Copyright. Interlude in A Minor Op.
Six Metamorphoses after Ovid, op. 49, by Benjamin Britten, 1951.
By virtue of the music being written for a solo instrument, Britten allows the performer licence to be highly expressive. Benjamin Britten Six Metamorphoses after Ovid Benjamin Britten was an enthusiastic composer of music for his close friends and colleagues, including solo works for cello, harp, and oboe.
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By restricting himself so thoroughly, the musical processes can remain pure throughout the six movements. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. InBritten was primarily concerned with writing his opera Billy Budd. Britten ‘s only work briyten solo oboe takes Ovid’s famous literary work by the same name as its starting point.
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Introspection Late Night Partying. Obviously, the many fermatas and rests that pop up throughout this and the other five movements are not only for the purposes of isolating different musical fragments, but also designed to keep the performer from passing out. Music By Benjamin Britten. British Music for Solo Oboe. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy.