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Following (2013) - SOLO BSN

Composer: Fujikura, Dai

Publisher: Ricordi (Italy)

Edition: 65740


Following (2013)
for unaccompanied bassoon
by Dai Fujikura (b. 1977) - Japanese composer

Following was written using materials from my bassoon concerto, which was developed from Calling for solo bassoon, making Following a granddaughter of Calling. However, I myself don't know how much DNA from Calling or the bassoon concerto is in the personality of Following
In Following, I remember focusing on writing lines rather than the sound of multiphonics of the bassoon like in the other two works. These lines are like the smooth by unique curves of a river with sun reflecting off its surface. Sometimes the river's shape is thin with sharp curves, sometimes it is thick and strong, but the water is always passing calmly.
-Dai Fujikura

Duration: 4:00