This was written for a fellow student at the Royal College of Music, whose main instrument was the oboe. It is a dreamy, pastoral piece which would be best suited to the oboe, though it is equally in the range of the flute, or could be played by violin, if required.
The picture is of Derek Kitt, who, apart from being County Music Adviser for Cornwall, musical director of the former South West Sinfonietta, Opera South West and, more recently, New Devon Opera]], was a fine oboist, and in regular demand both as a soloist and as an orchestral player. Derek was hoping to include Soliloquy in a future recital, but sadly passed away suddenly on November 21, 2005, aged 55. He will be sorely missed as a musician, educator, and friend.
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