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The Funambulist's Daring Feats (Score & Parts)-OB/2CL/BSN

Composer: Cooper, Jonathan

Publisher: Emerson Editions (England)

Edition: 548


The Funambulist's Daring Feats for oboe, two clarinets, and bassoon

by Jonathan Cooper

  1. ...amid squalls of fireworks...
  2. a monkey suit...
  3. ...on stilts/ blindfolded...
  4. the dark...

This piece honors 4 crossings of Niagara Falls by 19th Century tightrope walker (a funambulist) Charles Blondin, who crossed the falls 17 times, each time in a different fashion. 4 of those crossings are represented by this 4 movement work.

Duration: 17:30