OUR HOPE IS BLUE AND GREEN. Poem for bamboo flute & ensemble (2012)

Duration: 7 minutes

Instrumentation: Bamboo flute (solo) d1 - e3 Pipa Guzheng 3 Erhu Violoncello Double bass Percussion (2 players): Daluo (TamTam), triangle, singing bell, suspended cymbals, hand cymbals, vibraphone, 2 timpani

Solo instruments: Flute

OUR HOPE IS BLUE AND GREEN is a musical poem which tells us to save our planet with its blue oceans and its green plants. We find not only joy and hope expressed by listening to the music, but also some dark and thoughtful lines and some passages with nervosity and fearful trembling. But the basic nature of the composition is positively and hopeful looking to the future, - and the beautiful sound oft he bamboo flute is a pure promise to experience some minutes of sublimity and friendship of hearts.

Dedication: Dedicated to the fascinating flute player Chen Yue (Beijing)
Additional remarks: Commission by Chen Yue and the Ministry of China Aerospace (Beijing)

World premiere: 27.10.2012, Beijing
Performers at world premiere:  Premiere: 27th of October 2012, Beijing, with Chen Yue (bamboo flute) and the China Aerospace Chamber Orchestra




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