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Fantasia on an Ostinato

Piano Solo

By John Corigliano

Piano - SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
Piano Solo. Composed by John Corigliano (1938-). Edited by John Corigliano. Piano Solo. Contemporary, Classical. 12 pages. G. Schirmer #ED3574. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50507670).

Item Number: HL.50507670

13.5x10.5 inches. Solo edition by Corigliano.

About SMP Level 10 (Advanced)

Very advanced level, very difficult note reading, frequent time signature changes, virtuosic level technical facility needed.

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    Bangkok, Thailand
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  • 6월 02, 2011 Great piece!

    One of the wisest compositions in the 20th century. This piece was composed to be used in the International Van Cilburn Competition. It's based on the famous repetitive passage from the second movement of Beethoven's seventh symphony, but Corigliano offered his own, too. According to the composer, he...

    was trying to compose in the minimalism style, whilst avoiding its repetitive passages, and he actually did it! Sometimes it's also like a theme-and-variations piece, but the theme itself enters just for a glimpse before the music finally fades away.

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