Flute Moon by : Bright Sheng
Flute Moon; premiered by the Houston Symphony Orchestra in 1999; is for solo flute/piccolo with a chamber orchestra comprised of harp; piano; percussion and strings. The music is based on Chinese mythology and a poem written in c.1200 by Jiang Kui. The title of the piece is implied in the poetry; which begins; “Oh; moonlight; my old friend; how many times have you accompanied my flute beside the wintersweet blossom?” Composer Bright Sheng; who emigrated from China to the U.S. in 1982 at the age of 27; is a master at translating Eastern subject matter and sensibility into the language of Western contemporary classical composition. Duration: c. 17 minutes.
|Publisher||G. Schirmer; Inc.|
| Length x Width x Height||12 x 9 x 0.14 inches |
| Shipping Weight||0.42 pounds |
|East Coast Music Product Code ||ZHL50484940|
|UPC Code||73999849400 |
| ISBN ||634073354|
| EAN ||9780634073359|
| 1st Publication Date||02/2004|
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