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Deux Dialogues, Op 114
composer
1974; for solo flute; dedicated to Jacques Le Trocquer

Recordings
'L'Album des Six' (CDH55386)
L'Album des Six
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55386  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
Details
No 1: Modéré
Track 19 on CDH55386 [3'44] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
No 2: Animé
Track 20 on CDH55386 [3'00] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Deux Dialogues, Op 114
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Durey’s Deux Dialogues, Op 114 (1974) for solo flute, are dedicated to Jacques Le Trocquer. These pieces explore various aspects of musical ‘conversation’, including simple repetition of material, echo effects, contrasts of register, dynamic, character and contour, together with use of both simple and decorated melodic statements. Rests are used to separate and articulate the ‘voices’. Additionally, the second piece introduces a portion of material from the first (as a larger-scale echo) and features some mischievously mocking trills in its upper voice.

from notes by Deborah Mawer © 2001

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