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The Beachcomber: Music by Lynne Plowman

Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
1
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
11-09-2020
Label:
Barcode:
7141148052131
Packaging:
Digipak
Catalog Number:
PFCD135
The Beachcomber: Music by Lynne Plowman
The Beachcomber: Music by Lynne Plowman

Description

Two atmospheric works composed by Lynne Plowman in 2017 form the framework of this project: A Field Guide to Pebbles (five short pieces for percussion duo) and Songs of the Sea Dreamer (settings of four poems by Russell Hoban), a song-cycle for tenor and harp.

Working closely with the tenor, Michael Bennett and harpist, Sandrine Chatron, Lynne Plowman has drawn these poems together into a work which tells a story of love, loneliness and the sea. The songs are separated and intertwined with evocative instrumental tracks, including intimate solos for harp and piano and a hypnotic duo for oboe d'amore and harp, Floating Turning Spinning.

The music spans twenty years of Plowman's musical exploration - from playful percussion grooves in A Field Guide to Pebbles to the rippling impressionism of Lullaby for Ianto and a tribute to Debussy in Another Set of Footprints in the Snow.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Logs And Shells
  3. Fred To Samantha
  4. Pedalling Man
  5. Mermaid
  6. Panjangle
  7. The Mermaids Lagoon
  8. Lullaby For Ianto
  9. Harrisons Stone
  10. Another Set Of Footprints In The Snow (after Debussy)
  11. Long, Lone
  12. Bell Patterns
  13. The Owl-Woman
  14. Floating Turning Spinning
  15. Rain
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