June Emerson Wind Music
Got a Question? Call +44 (0)1439 788324
WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS!! Important Delivery & Supply Information *Click Here*
OBLIVION

OBLIVION

Composer:Piazzolla, Astor (1921-1992)
Instrumentation:ob. pft.
Publisher Ref:T21030
A short piece with an enigmatic title used as the soundtrack to a 1984 entry in the Cannes Film Festival, by the master of tango composition. "Piazzolla's music is endlessly passionate - full of yearning" (the cellist Yo Yo Ma who has performed Oblivion)

Price: £10.50
Qty
Skill Level:C
Publisher:Tonos Musikverlag GmbH
Year of Issue:1984
ISMN:M201500607
ISBN:none specified
From the jazz he heard as a child in New York, the tango of his native Argentina which he played on the bandoneon, and study with the legendary composition teacher Nadia Boulanger in Paris, Astor Piazzolla evolved his own eclectic style of composition which put him at the forefront of 'Tango Nueva'. Although he lived in Italy for a number of years, Piazzolla based himself in Buenos Aires from where he toured the world, leading ensembles of various sizes and instrumental players. He wrote the scores for nearly fifty films including, in 1982, the music for 'Enrico IV' which includes the piece called 'Oblivion'.

In composing this piece, Piazzolla returned to the more traditional tango style ".... with a melody of extreme melancholy - long-held notes alternating with slowly falling and weaving figures". Lyrics have been set to the tune, possibly by the Italian singer/songwriter Angela Denia Tarenzi, but it is not clear who gave the piece its name. The word 'oblivion' suggests something even deeper and darker than "extreme melancholy".

Delivery Details

We endeavour to dispatch all orders which are in stock on the day the order has been placed. If you need delivery by a certain time please state this clearly on your order and we will do our best to oblige.

For Royal Mail Special Delivery, Parcelforce and other courier shipments, a signature may be required upon delivery to your address. You are responsible for your order once the package arrives at the supplied delivery address. We cannot be held responsible if the package(s) goes missing once delivered. If any goods are received faulty or damaged on receipt, you must notify us within 7 days of receiving them (via email or telephone) quoting your order reference. We cannot be held responsible for goods that do not arrive with the customer due to errors made by the customer when entering their address details. Please ensure that you check all your details before confirming your order. For more information on deliveries, please click here.

Unrivalled Selection of Music

We offer a truly comprehensive selection of wind music online, with well over 65,000 titles listed, most of which are in stock and ready for immediate despatch.

We also stock a large range of theory and aural resources and specialist books.

First Class Service

We are absolutely committed to providing a first class service to musicians worldwide.

If you’re looking for a piece of music that isn’t listed on our website, we will do whatever we can to find it for you, no matter how long it takes.

Knowledgeable, Friendly, Helpful

We are a friendly, helpful team of people with lots of specialist knowledge.

For advice and information, contact us on +44(0)1439 788324 Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) between 9am and 5pm (GMT).