Violin Solo - Level 4 - Digital Download
Composed by Mark O'Connor. 20th Century,Contemporary,Folk. 7 pages. Mark O'Connor Musik International #6200975. Published by Mark O'Connor Musik International (A0.861771).
Appalachia Waltz MO106
Appalachia Waltz for unaccompanied violin by Mark O’Connor
Violin Solo – 3 pages
Music by Mark O’Connor
3 pages - 5:00 minutes in length
Appalachia Waltz is a piece composed by Mark O’Connor for unaccompanied violin which gained fame as the title track from the album featuring O’Connor, Yo-Yo Ma, and Edgar Meyer. The Sony Classical release remained for many months in the top ten of Billboard Magazine’s Classical music chart. O’Connor originally composed the piece as a solo for unaccompanied violin in 1993 before he brought it to the trio when compiling material for their album. Here, in its original form, "Appalachia Waltz" is just the way O’Connor performs it in his solo
concerts. With the musical influences coming from Scandinavian and Appalachian folk fiddling, O’Connor creates two independent lines while playing double-stops surprising the listener who is hearing just one fiddle. It is one of O’Connor’s most beautiful pieces. The music is suited for advanced and intermediate levels.
Original music printed from the composer’s manuscripts.
Music editing, copying and engraving by Mark O’Connor
using "Finale" on Apple Macintosh 1993
Composed By Mark O’Connor
Originally released on "Appalachia Waltz" featuring Mark O'Connor, Yo-Yo Ma and Edgar Meyer, Sony Classical
Can be heard on "Thirty Year Retrospective" OMAC Records Recordshttps://omacrecords.com/omac-5-6-thirty-year-retrospective
Other versions can be heard on Mark O'Connor's "Crossing Bridges", "Duo" by Mark and Maggie O’Connor OMAC Records and "The Essential Mark O’Connor" Sony Classical
Catalogue Number MO106
Copyright © 1993 by Mark O’Connor Music International
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