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Dobberen (Floating)


Tjako van Schie

Year of composition







Moderate (Grades 4-6)


3 minutes


Modern classical music


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This piece "Dobberen"(="Floating") was inspired by several other composers (a.o. Satie: gnossiennes, Schubert:"auf dem wasser zu singen", Faur?: barcarolles). This piece depicts a person floating on an airbed on a lake or swimming pool, contemplating the water he floats on, being the source of life. This small piece is one out of 4 miniatures, which i also recorded on a cd labelled "Water, the life source." More info on this cd can be found at Enjoy it!

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