Composer
HOVHANESS
Title
The Spirit of Ink, Op230
Instrumentation
3 flutes
Publisher
C.F. Peters
Grade
4
Product Code
06P030066324

Spirit of Ink, Op.230 composed by Alan Hovhaness 
Written for 3 Flutes
Includes score and parts


This was commissioned by Chiyo Amemiya, to be played for a Japanese ballet performance.  Hovhaness is an American composer of Armenian and Scottish descent.  The entire piece is 19 minutes long, and has nine movements.

Contents:
Movements:
I. Apparition of the Eternal One
II. Sunrise Birds
III. Salutation of Dawn
IV. Tree of Birds
V. Apparition of a Celestial City
VI. Strange Birds
VII. Angelic Salutation
VIII. Birds in a Magic Forest
VIIII. Birds Amid Celestial Towers