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Weigl Vally

Aitken, Robert

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"Oiseau de la vie" for solo flute

"Oiseau de la vie" for solo flute

By Weigl Vally

Vally Weigl: “Oiseau de la vie” (Bird of Life) for solo flute was written in 1979 and it was one of the final works of Vally Weigl.

Each of the movements is dedicated to birds singing at different stages of the day, from night to dawn, noon, and dusk. The monodic writing avoids exaggerated chromatism and extreme contrasts, suggesting instead clear tonalities that are often unchanged throughout the piece.

Birgit Ramsl

2022, Naxos

1. Sweet Bird of the Night 2. Joyful Bird at Dawn 3. Enchanted Bird at Noon 4. Bird's Farewell to the Seting Sun

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Weigl Vally

Vally Weigl (1894 – 1982) was Austrian – American composer and music therapist. Born in Vienna, she studied piano with Richard Robert, composition with Karl Weigl, and musicology with Guido Adler at Vienna University. She married her professor Karl Weigl in 1921 and emigrated to the US in 1938 after the National Socialists seized power in Austria. In exile, Vally began to compose more extensively and from the middle of the 1950s developed her method of musical therapy which she practiced at the New York Medical College. Her compositions, strongly linked to nature were intended both as educational material for disabled children and for concert performance.