Portraits of Those Most Tender
for wind quintet
duration: 7-8 minutes
Three Portraits of Those Most Tender
1. James holds a glass abacus
2. Phil holds a snapped coil
3. Holly holds some bronze and a tear
These are three musical portraits of friends and are often comic in nature.
No.2 features the French horn and there is a cadenza for clarinet in No.3.
Eugolorp is the Prologue back to front. It’s funny.
Owen Edward Bourne was born near
Oldham in 1980. He was educated at Chethams in Manchester, the RNCM and
Manchester University, where he studied with Professor John Casken. In
September this year he begins postgraduate study at the RAM in London,
where he will study for a MMus with Michael Finnissy and Professor Simon
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