Sweet Sixteen (2003)

Ruth Lomon

Flute solo.

‘Sweet Sixteen’ was composed for flutist Nina Assimakopulos’ project ‘Contemporary Works for Solo Flute by American Women Composers’ in 2003. The Music for this project is literature-based; musical sounds and ideas expressed through a solo instrument. ‘Sweet Sixteen’ is based on a poem by Vera Weislitzova, a poem about her 16th birthday in the Theresienstadt concentration camp.

The work is in two brief movements 1. Behind the Wall 2. The Ball

3 minutes

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