Sketches of a memory of a memory Op 26
'The Persistent Reality of Illusion' Part IIb
(The “John Clare” trilogy)
"I hope we hear much more from Brian Noyes. In these works he shows himself to be a natural in the orchestral realm. Bravo!"
"if you want to explore Noyes’ unique talent and artistic voice, this disc is worthy of a listen."
"Shadows of Memory is even more impressive"
"...more turbulent and harmonically stretched. Both works show Noyes as a figure to be reckoned with in the new orchestral sphere"
Shadows of Memory has been recorded on my first CD of orchestral music, entitled "Journeys after…" and has now been released by Parma Recordings on the Navona label.
Instrumentation: Picc/2/2/Cor/2/Bass/2/Contra/4/3/3/1/Harp/ Perc(3)/Timp/Strings
Duration: 16 minutes
Date of Composition: 2011
Workshop Performance - BBC National Orchestra of Wales; Jac van Steen; Hoddinott Hall; Cardiff Bay. 1/2/ 2012.
Programme Notes, further details of this work, and samples of pages of the music, are all available from the score.
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Excerpt, from middle, of 'Shadows of Memory'.
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At Hoddinott Hall, with members of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales at rehearsals