Laudatio. (French Horn). By Bernhard Krol. For French Horn. Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music. 4 pages. Simrock #M221100719. Published by Simrock (HL.48018102).
Solo French Horn.
Location: from Tucson, AZ
April 3, 2008
A Heart Grabber
Laudatio is Latin for eulogy, which is fitting for this obviously mournful and desolate piece. The adagio section at the end is particularly effective. An entirely metronomical execution is inappropriate for Laudatio. The pauses should not be too short; timing in this, as in poetry, is essential for full effect....
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