Iain Farrington

Pianist, organist, composer, arranger

Heatwave for Flute, Oboe and Piano


Heatwave explores the contrasting feelings of a sweltering hot day. The first movement, Hot heads, depicts the tense, stressful atmosphere caused by stifling heat. To contrast, Siesta has a sultry, lazy and passionate mood. Finally, Scorcher captures some of the fun and energy of an outdoor get-together.


Premiered 15th November 2006 - Royal Over-Seas League House, London


Available to purchase from Aria Editions here


Duration: 12 mins


Listen to the work here:


1 - Hot heads (3'04")

2 - Siesta (5'36")

3 - Scorcher (3'09")


Live recording performed by Emilia Zakrzewska (flute), Daniel Bates (oboe), Iain Farrington (piano)


The work has been recorded by the original performers here:


Juliette Bausor, flute

Daniel Bates, oboe

Simon Lepper, piano


Stone Records


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