Clessidra

Composer
Pierre Schmidhäusler
Instrumentation
Euphonium (or Baritone) & Piano
Level
Advanced - Difficult
Duration
6'00 min.

Pour les classes de cuivres du Conservatoire de Fribourg / Für die Blechbläserklassen des Konservatoriums Freiburg

Clessidra
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Imagine an hourglass. The grains of sand trickle down regularly (continuous sixteenth notes of the piano), symbolising the passing of time; until the last grain of sand falls. The hourglass stands still and rigid in the foreground. The only movement is the fine trickle of sand. In the background of the hourglass, much movement and varied images (melodies of the euphonium and the piano), as a symbol of the colourful life...