Curlew in the mist David Lumsdaine

Curlew in the mist cover
Duration
8 mins
Composed
1993
Published
1997
Categories

Solos, Duos & Trios Solos •• Solos (other instruments) Traditional Instruments

Instrumentation
1 Shakuhachi

Purchasing options

Score ISMN 57020-053-5 £7.00

solo shakuhachi

Programme note

Commissioned by Tall Poppies.

curlew in the mist for solo shakuhachi was commissioned by Belinda Webster for performance by Riley Lee and first performed by him in Sydney, January 1994. It was sketched in Connemara in September 1993 and completed in London the following month.

 

Silver soft across the bay,

echoing hard, from Cloch na Ron,

a curlew calls in the mist.

 

 

DL, 1994

Premiere
Riley Lee, Sydney 1994