Six Metamorphoses After Ovid (for Solo Oboe), Op. 49. (for Solo Oboe). By Benjamin Britten (1913-1976). For Oboe (Oboe). Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music. 20th Century. Difficulty: difficult. Instrumental solo book. 7 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M060015274. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48009001).
ISBN 1480342009. 20th Century. 9x12.25 inches.
Composed in 1951. The six metamorphoses include: I. Pan • II. Phaeton • III. Niobe • IV. Bacchus • V. Narcissus • VI. Arethusa. Duration: c. 12½ minutes.
Location: from The Netherlands
May 10, 2010
Well, my music teacher let me play these metamorphoses recently, and I have to say, they're quite hard when you start. I mean, you have to practice a couple of days. What I found especially hard was that the time-signatures (is that the right word?I'm sorry my English isn't great)...
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