On a day of bells
Composed by Libby Larsen (1950-). 12 pages. Duration 8'. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193867864).
Item Number: OU.9780193867864
ISBN 9780193867864. 12 x 8 inches.
For organ Larsen writes, '. . . I have loosely transcribed bell patterns from a field recording of Russian bells . . . the Communist persecution of the Russian Orthodox Church included the removal and destruction of Russian bells, many of which were melted down into ammunition.' The piece is a fantasy memorializing the peals of the bells of Moscow square.