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Concerto for Viola
Composer:  Berkeley, Michael
Part/Version: Conductor's score and parts on hire
Forces or Category: Solo viola & full orchestra
Details: The concerto is cast in a single movement. The first two thirds of the music is built over a slow pulse. Intervals derived from the whole tone scale (augmented 4ths and 5ths) provide the harmonic nucleus of the score. Throughout the music the soloist weaves in and out of the orchestral texture, sometimes riding the growing waves of sound and sometimes being overtaken by it. In the last third of the concerto the music breaks into a much faster tempo and the viola is pushed to the bottom of its compass where it feverishly races around like a trapped insect, constantly striving to rise above its orchestral surroundings.
Orchestration: vla solo, 2 fl (I+picc), 2 ob (I+ca), 2 cl (I+bcl), 2 bn (I+cbn), 3 tpt (all+flugel, I+tpt in D), 4 hn, 3 tbn, tba, timp, 4 perc (tbell, vib, tam (med), sz cym, w blk, BD, cbell, sus cym, crash cym, tom (low, med, high), SD) hp, str
Duration: 15 mins
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Publication Date: Jul 22 1994
Level of Difficulty: C-D (moderately difficult - difficult)
BindingSheet Music
Concerto for Viola
9780193620193
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