Three lyric pieces for Whistling, Soprano and Piano. The intense pain of a parting cannot be measured in words. The whispering wounds are always there and you are reminded of what could have been, if only... Perhaps one day; perhaps. The first movement has a polyrhythmic foundation with an ethereal main motive consisting of triplets and quintuplets. The second movement embraces one of Beppe's most touching and melodic themes, a theme which is also used in the symphonic poem «Theh Goldest» Op.27. «Parting» Op.20a (1994) ends with a long lasting, special bass chord on the piano. After this tranquil, pensive and haunting ending of the album, we leave it to the silence to take over the stage.
Category: Voices / Vocal Ensembles
Instrumentation: Whistling, Soprano, Piano
Composer: Flint Juventino Beppe
Year composed: 1994
First performance: December 18, 1997
- I (2:40)
- II (4:50)
- III (2:30)
First performed on the 18th of December 1997 by Frøydis Ree Wekre, Lena Kristin Ellingsen and Wolfgang Plagge.
Performed by Anne Fossen (soprano), Pål Rune Øiaas (whistling) and Flint Juventino Beppe, piano.
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- Voice soprano