SONATA for soprano recorder

Composer: 
Elizabeth R. Austin
Instrumentation freestyle: 
s rec
Year Authored: 
1991
Movements-Titles: 
1. ...a caged bird...
Movements-Titles: 
2. "Alma redemptoris mater"...Pieta...
Movements-Titles: 
3. ...a singing bird...

Instruments

Publisher: 
ACA

A caged bird, beating his wings in desperation, provides the program. A commentary on the futility of war, with the third and final movement, one of hope: "Keep a green bough on your heart and a singing bird shall come."