Valse Locrienne Op5
The Valse Locrienne Op5, written 1989-1990, is an exact palindrome
its first note being its last, and so on. Though in 3/4 time,
the rhythm of the chords is slightly offset. The Locrian mode
was the neglected member of the ancient key system. It starts
on B and its fifth note is F, resulting in the forbidden tritone,
and the Valse explores the atmosphere engendered by a diminished
Duration: about 5'30"
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GMCD 7130 played by the composer at St Ignatius Loyola,
"...relaxed in style but by no means lightweight"
Timothy Hone (Organists' Review)
"...excellentes oeuvres de Liddle, notament la Valse
Locrienne Op5, d'un language moins ardu que celui des pages commentées
François Sabatier (L'Orgue)