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Ensemble 360

Tue 22 Oct 2013 12:45pm

Upper Chapel, Sheffield

Ensemble 360

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BRITTEN Temporal Variations for oboe and piano
SAINT-SAËNS Romance in F Op.36 for horn and piano
CHOPIN Nocturne Op.62 No.2
HERZOGENBERG Trio in D Op.61 for oboe, horn and piano

Britten wrote several pieces for the oboe and the Temporal Variations – often dark and spiky – were composed in 1936, when Europe was fast approaching war. Saint-Saëns wrote his Romance in 1874. Rather than showing off the instrument, it’s an elegant “song without words”, as is Chopin’s Nocturne. Heinrich von Herzogenberg was a friend of Brahms and his Trio is both rustic and delightful.  

Musician’s Recommendation. Adrian Wilson, Oboe: “Britten’s pacifist views were well known and his personal fear of the impending rise to power of the Nazis is very much in evidence in his Temporal Variations. It’s such a powerfully declamatory work from a composer who was still only in his early twenties.”

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