Dorff, D. - Sonata (Spirit of the Hudson)

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TITLE: Sonata (Spirit of the Hudson)
COMPOSER: Daniel Dorff
PUBLISHER: Theodore Presser
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INSTRUMENTATION: Bass Flute, Piano
DESCRIPTION:

A welcome addition to the bass flute repertoire, Dorff’s 14-minute sonata is designed as two pairs of slow-fast movements. While composed as a complete 4-movement sonata, either half may be performed alone as a 7-minute recital work. The Sonata springs from Dorff's impressions of the Hudson River: "Every thought led to the river’s essence, its own spirit and life — flowing through raw nature, from skinny trickles to mightiness spawning cities; supporting subtle life, and becoming a central commons for human societies." The movement titles are: I. Sprawling, burbling; II. Sparkling, glistening; III. Under Winter; and IV. Spring Spirits. 

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