Programme Notes

Sungji Hong - Bisbiglio

The title Bisbiglio (whispering) reflects the behaviour of the music in the work. In Bisbiglio, emphasis was given to structural development and morphological coherence throughout the work. The piece is characterized by recurring elements that function as structural material for the development of the work.

Bisbiglio was completed in July 2011 in Thessaloniki, Greece. It lasts about 7 minutes and is scored for flute, Bb clarinet and piano. The work was written for the International Contemporary Music Festival in Cyprus to be performed by Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble. This piece is available from Tetractys Publishing in the UK.

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