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Tweet for Two-2OB

Composer: Small, Haskell

Publisher: Brixton Publications

Edition: B606


Tweet for Two
for two oboes
by Haskell Small (b. 1948)- American composer


Tweet for Two was written in 1998 for the husband-and-wife oboe team, Dan Doesher and Jeanine Reinier. This colorful and entertaining duo began as a light-hearted "Suite for Two" and evolved into a sparkling, engaging rondo. Although it is written in Small's unique lyrical style, there are hints of Shostakovich, including a tune also quoted by the Russian master, "Tea for Two". Tweet for Two was a prize winner in the 1998 Britten-on-the-Bay Composer's Competition.