Orchids (1907)
Novelette Three-Step
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Composer: C. Blake Suppliers: dbe15.gif
Editor: Geoff Grainger Sextet A/T/T/B/B/GB(B)
Publisher: Ditty Box Enterprises Publication: DBE 366
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Length: approx. 3 ¼ mins. Sounds best if 2nd tenor is doubled.
Orchids is a gentle dreamy composition requiring very careful ensemble tonguing in this recorder adaptation, especially where sixteenth-notes (semiquavers) are played by two or even three voices simultaneously. The word novelette in the subtitle is used in the same manner as apparently first employed by Robert Schumann (1810-1856) in 1848 to describe a short instrumental piece, supposedly the equivalent of a romantic tale.
A tempo of 120 crotchets/min. is suggested.
Orchids was published by Jerome H. Remick & Co., New York & Detroit, USA.
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