Poeme (1997)

for oboe solo

Duration: 5'

Score available here

Poeme is a compositional study in how to maximize the possibilities of a few simple ideas.  Built from three contrasting melodic gestures, nearly all material in this single movement is derived in some way from one of these motives.  Some derivations are very obvious, connecting clearly to the source, while others are more elusive, or hidden under the surface of the work.