Essay about Sestetto

25 Oct 2021

Written by: Frits van der Waa

Translated by: Eileen J. Stevens

Published in: Et Cetera

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With its distinctive combination of flute, harp, and strings, the sound palette of Sestetto, which Theo Verbey wrote in 1998, seems decidedly French. However, the composer was undoubtedly aware of that fact, and he made an effort in the course of the work’s four movements to counterbalance this aura…