Spiegel Im Spiegel by Arvo Part (1935-). For cello and piano. 20th Century. Set of performance parts. Standard notation. 9 pages. Duration 10 minutes. Published by Universal Edition (PR.UE030336).
ISBN 978-3-7024-0339-3. With Standard notation. 20th Century. 9x12 inches.
Renzo Carlo Avanzo
Location: from Vicenza (Italy)
March 8, 2009
The piece seems very easy to play but it requires an absolute perfection in modulating sound and intonation (I'm speaking as a cellist). The result is very fascinating for who is interested in pure sound. A superb expression of musical "minimalism" that is carried on by Arvo Paart: to write...
23 of 45 people found this review helpful.
May 20, 2008
Spiegel im Spiegel
This is one of the most beautiful pieces of music ever composed. The piano accompaniment can be played by intermediate level pianists IF they are sensitive to meter and nuance. The deceptively simple solo voice is a true challenge. BEWARE: There is a typo in the manuscript.
23 of 43 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Alma, MI
February 26, 2008
Simple, but more challenging than it appears
I became acquanted with this piece on YouTube, and I needed to add it to my repertoire. While the notes are simple and there is no masterful technique required, it is challenging in that bow control and dynamics play an extremely critical role in pulling it off the way the...
21 of 45 people found this review helpful.