Daughter of the Sea

for oboe and English horn (2014)

Score and Parts

by Andrea Clearfield

$37.50

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Description

Video


performed by Oboe Duo Agosto
November 26, 2014 at Rolston Hall, The Banff Centre


Excerpts of choreography by Katie Stevinson-Nollet
performed by Oboe Duo Agosto
May 31, 2015 at Handel Performing Arts Center, Hartford, CT

Duration

20 min

Premiere

March 7, 2014, by Duo Agosto (Charles Huang and Ling-Fei Kang), at the Women’s Festival of Hartford, Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford, CT.

Commissioner

Women Composers Festival of Hartford for Duo Agosto

Instrumentation

oboe, English horn

Movements

Prelude
1. I do not love you
2. Your hands flew from my eyes
3. My ugly love
4. you are the daughter of the sea
5. I crave
6. Don't go far off

Program Notes

Daughter of the Sea was commissioned by the Women Composers Festival of Hartford, where Andrea was the featured composer in 2014. The piece was composed for Oboe Duo Agosto. The Prelude and 6 movements are sonic tableaus inspired by Pablo Neruda’s Love Sonnets. Simple movements, lighting and spacing suggestions are indicated by the composer in the score. The work has also been choreographed by Katie Stevinson-Nollet.