Niobe's Tears


This is a lyrical and short 2 -minute work for solo flute that is based on the Ovid myth. I was influenced by Britten’s Metamorphoses for solo oboe in the modal and neoclassical style that is employed here.

Selected Performances of Niobe’s Tears

Premiere: November 3, 1991, Lucy Stimson, flute, Sundays at Eight, St. Mary’s Church High Pavement, Nottingham, England  

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