This is the wind (1)

for violin, cello and piano

Christopher Fox

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for violin, cello and piano

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Composer Christopher Fox
Year of Composition 2017-18
Duration ca.16'


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Catalogue ID ce-cf1titw1


Commissioned by the Fidelio Trio; premiered by them, Spitalfields Music Festival, London, 8 December 2018. The title comes from James Fenton’s poem, ‘Wind’: ‘This is the wind, the wind in a field of corn’. The four movements may also be played separately.

  1. Shamal (4’50”)
  2. Interference (… Le vent dans la plaine) (3′)
  3. Mouth (‘the hole under the door was a mouth through which the rough wind spoke’; from R.S. Thomas’s poem ‘Depopulation of the Hills’) (3’10”)
  4. Idaho (4’30”)