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Soap Bubbles (score & parts) - FL/OB/CL

Composer: Kingsland, Chappell

Publisher: Chappell Kingsland

Edition: 59412


Soap Bubbles (2002)
for flute, oboe, and clarinet
by Chappell Kingsland - American composer

From the composer:

Soap Bubbles is a musical representation of a painting of the same title by Charles-Amedee-Phillippe Vanloo, a little-known but talented French painter. The painting dates from 1764, the piece from 2002. I wrote it for an Art History class project. Different sections in the piece represent the three children and the bubble. The penultimate section, "The Mystery Child" requires an explanation. I saw another painting of the same children by Vanloo, but the youngest was wearing a pink dress and appeared more feminine. So is the child really a boy or a girl? This is still a mystery to art historians everywhere. 

Duration: 6:30