Composer
TELFER
Title
To Dream Again
Instrumentation
flute, soprano, piano
Publisher
Avondale Press
Grade
3
Product Code
34A380AVP153

To Dream Again
By Nancy Telfer
For Soprano, Flute, and Piano

This suite illustrates four intriguing poems by Charles Heavysege, Archibald Lampman, H. W. Longfellow and William Shakespeare.  The music has a dream-like quality, and is linked intimately with the expression of lyrics.  "Winter Galaxy" captures the quiet shimmering of the stars, and then celbrates galactic life with a rhythmic dance.  In "Late November", there is a comforting steadiness in the sound as the music paints a picture of snow arriving in the woods.  "The Arrow and the Song" creates a wonderful sense of freedom for both the arrow and song, as the sounds of the soprano and flute fly through the air.  "Caliban's Dream" begins with a fast-paced, joyous excitement, moving into being more reflective and blissful.

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