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Kichijiro for flute and guitar

By David Warin Solomons

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Flute, Guitar - Intermediate
Composed by David Warin Solomons (1953-). 20th Century, World. Sheet Music Single. 3 pages. Published by David Warin Solomons (S0.21863).

Item Number: S0.21863

This 1978 compositionwas inspired by the book沈黙 (Chinmoku - Silence) by Shusaku Endo(a historical novel based on events in Japan in the 17th century - the title refers to the silence of God in the face of suffering. Kichijiro is the name of the protagonist in the novel)Half-way through, the music goes into a moving and sad pentatonic version of the carol "O Come all you faithful" followed by a more energettic version of the original theme mixed with the carolThe sound sample is the live performance by Robert Billington and Rene GonzalezThe first live performance of the version for flute and guitar can be seen here: for flute and guitar, cello and guitar and flute and harp are available on this site.

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