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The structural ideas of the poem were as important as the wintry imagery. Before I begin writing a piece, I like to have a clear structural framework in place, and I spend a lot of time working on ideas before I even get to the manuscript paper stage.
The contrasting images in the poem are reflected in swift and dramatic changes in the music. The piece is colourful, bright and dramatic, with the aim being to grab the attention of the listener from the opening notes.
from notes by David Knotts & Elizabeth Winters © 2013
|The Panufnik Legacies, Vol. 1|
An album of new works by ten emerging composers. The pieces—originally commissioned as part of the LSO Panufnik Scheme—were recorded in LSO St Luke's and are now presented on disc, enabling the LSO to share and promote the composers' music world-w ...» More