SONATA for soprano recorder


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See "Sonata for Flute" by E. R. Austin

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Sop recorder (or flute)


1. ...a caged bird...
2. "Alma redemptoris mater"...Pieta...
3. ...a singing bird...

A caged bird, beating his wings in desperation, provides the program. A commentary on the futility of war, with the third and final movement, one of hope: "Keep a green bough on your heart and a singing bird shall come."

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