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. Metamorphoses after Britten are just that: four miniatures, each inspired by one of Benjamin Britten’s Six Metamorphoses after Ovid for solo oboe. Benjamin Britten. Metamorphoses (6) after Ovid, for oboe solo, Op. Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Parts/Movements ↓; Appears On ↓.

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Jazz Latin New Age. The work concludes with a “pleasant and meandering” representation of beauty and flow. British Music for Solo Oboe. It is dedicated to oboist Joy Boughtondaughter of Benjamin Britten’s friend and fellow composer Rutland Boughtonwho gave the first performance at the Aldeburgh Festival on 14 June Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip.

When Wind Comes to Sparse Bamboo. Retrieved from ” https: The music of the first metamorphosis echoes the “free-spirited” character of its titular figure: Night Mail The Prince of the Pagodas Benjamin Britten was an enthusiastic composer of music for his close friends and colleagues, including solo works for cello, harp, and oboe. Retrieved 2 August Related Links Britten Page.


Six Metamorphoses After Ovid, op. 49 – oboe

AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. The third is slower and is marked piangendoor “crying”. By virtue of the music being written for a solo instrument, Britten allows the performer licence to be highly expressive.

The Complete Works for Oboe. Six Metamorphoses after Ovid. Six Metamorphoses after Ovid Op. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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,etamorphoses This page was last edited on 26 Septemberat Benjamin Britten Six Metamorphoses after Ovid Benjamin Britten was an enthusiastic composer of metamorrphoses for his close friends and colleagues, including solo works for cello, harp, and oboe. List of compositions by Benjamin Britten Category: The piece was inspired by Ovid’s Metamorphoses. The next real concert piece after the Metamorphoses would be the Sonata for cello and piano of Yet, upon further acquaintance with the music, it becomes clear that it is these very restrictions that attracted Britten to the instrument and which allow his melodic and harmonic metamorphoses to take center stage, unfolding with great clarity.


Sexy Trippy All Moods. NIOBE who, lamenting the death of her fourteen children, was turned into stone. Each of the six sections is based on a oble from Roman mythology who is briefly described: Benjamin Britten Collector’s Edition.

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Home News Contacts Copyright. The fifth, marked lento piacevoleis meant to convey the act of staring at a reflection in a pool. Abstract, non-linear use of pseudo-traditional harmonies such as triads, dominant seventh chords with irregular resolutions, etc.

The characteristics of each God can therefore be fully represented through the performance. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.

AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Works for Oboe and Piano. However rich in tone, it is basically without extensive change in color throughout its two-and-a-half octave range and is generally monophonic.