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La Follia

per violino solo

By Krzysztof Penderecki

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Violin - difficult
Per violino solo. Composed by Krzysztof Penderecki (1933-). This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. Violin Library. Mit der Wahl des Titels La Follia stellt Krzysztof Penderecki sich in die seit der Barockzeit wirkende Tradition der kunstvoll-virtuosen Variation eines Sarabanden-Themas. Neunmal verarbeitet er das Motiv, dabei alle spieltechnischen Moglichkeiten der Gei. Classical. Softcover. Composed 2013. 12 pages. Duration 13'. Schott Music #VLB 186. Published by Schott Music (HL.49045169).

Item Number: HL.49045169

9x12 inches.

In his choice of the title La Follia, Krzysztof Penderecki recalls the tradition of virtuosic variations on a Sarabande originating from the Baroque period. The theme is introduced first in pizzicato, then arco, and is developed in nine variations which exploit the full range of playing techniques on the violin. The breakneck speed of double stopping passages, artificial harmonics, extensive melodic arcs, sparkling arpeggios over all four strings, flying spiccato, and broken chords above the ostinato theme make high musical and technical demands on the performer.

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