Sonata No 2 for Solo Flute

By Larry Sitsky

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Solo flute.  Advanced grade. AVAILABLE IN FACSIMILE ONLY

The Fourteen Days of Bardo Thödol
(“Liberation by Hearing on the After-Death Plane”)

“The third stage of the Bardo, called the CHÖNYID BARDO when the Karmic apparitions appear”

Influenced by a study of Tibetan Buddhist chant, and this contributed some of the musical basis of the work.  The chant is heard in its purest form at the very beginning and the very end of the sonata. "The Tibetan Book of the Dead has fascinated the me for a long time, and the vivid descriptions therein of the Karmic visions, plus the expressed notion of the liberation of the soul via sound gave me the poetic basis of the work, which then naturally fell into the two movements." Larry Sitsky

  • I   The Dawning of the Peaceful Deities
  • II   The Dawning of the Wrathful Deities

Composed 1979

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    (performed by Uliana Zhivitskaya )

    ISMN 9790720226637
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