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The Butterfly

1996 | soprano/alto saxophone; soprano/clarinet or soprano/bassoon

Poem by Pavel Friedman, a child killed in the Holocaust.


Some newer editions may already have these corrections.

  • the opening sax solo can be very free in tempo
  • in m. 34 -35 there can be a bit of an accel, but then stretch again in m. 36
  • m. 40 the tempo can stretch a bit but resume the a tempo in m. 41
  • m. 61, the broaden should come nearer the end of the measure
  • the voice should "float" from m. 76-77
  • m. 85 into 86, there should be a cresc. to forte