SD1006: The Frozen Lake

The Frozen Lake
Stephen Dunstone
 

Cover imageThe Frozen Lake
For - Mixed Ability 3-part harp ensemble

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About this work & Performance Notes

The Frozen Lake

There are three parts as follows::-

Melody
Harmony 1
Harmony 2 & Descant

 

The melody of this piece started life as a means of giving pupils practice in reading quaver rests and coming in on half beats. We’d also recently been studying relative minors, working in F major and D minor - hence the key of The Frozen Lake. To help pupils maintain the quaver feel, I added the flowing accompaniment, and once that was there, the piece just seemed to be crying out for a plaintive descant to be put on top, and so an exercise was transformed and this ensemble was born. And the great thing is it’s still useful for practising coming in on half beats...

Library Information

Title: The Frozen Lake
Composer: Stephen Dunstone
Instrumentation: 3 Lever or Pedal Harps
Level: Slightly Mixed Ability but not difficult
Format: A4 stapled score and set of 3 A4 parts
Weight: 110gm
ISMN: 979-0-57046-261-2
Our Ref: SD1006
Publisher: Creighton's Collection
Printer/Distributor: Creighton's Collection
Edition/Year: 2018
Origin: UK

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