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Sound of Iona

Goss, SM (2014) Sound of Iona [Composition]

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Abstract

The Sound of Iona is the narrow strip of sea between the Scottish mainland and the Isle of Iona. My piece remembers the few days a year when the northern sun is hot and the water is perfectly still. The music is static and calm. I had in mind two Ondine water pieces: by Debussy (from Préludes, Deuxième Livre) and Ravel (from Gaspard de la nuit). These sources permeate my harmonies, textures, and colours. Sound of Iona is adapted from my piano piece of the same name, the first movement of Portraits and Landscapes (2010).

Item Type: Composition
Subjects : Music
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Arts > Music
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Goss, SMUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 2014
Funders : Rui Mourinho
Copyright Disclaimer : Copyright © 2014 - Les Productions d’Oz. Tous droits réservés.
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 13 Sep 2016 13:01
Last Modified : 31 Oct 2017 18:42
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/812136

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